Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.
Serves as a Healthcare quality and patient safety subject matter expert and resource to the hospital’s service lines. This position supports performance improvement efforts, quality, and patient safety initiatives designed to achieve top decile quality and safety outcomes. The Performance Improvement Specialist partners with Service Line Leadership, medical and department directors to review and analyze key performance indicators and Service Line Dashboards and to facilitate the development of effective improvement action plans. Population served is based on scope of services in the department but may be flexed as needed to achieve desired patient outcomes.