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Mr. Jensen Chiu

Mr. Jensen Chiu is a Senior Research Associate in IMPAQ's Health Division. Mr. Chiu is the task lead, subject matter expert, or operational director across many Health Division projects. He also serves as an advisor for future business development.

Expertise

Mr. Chiu has experience in health care quality measurement and implementation. His measure focus areas include care coordination, cardiac rehabilitation, electrophysiology, and cardiovascular secondary prevention. He also has expertise in program and portfolio management methodologies.

Clients

His current portfolio includes work with an ESRD ACO-like program, CMS Care Coordination measure initiatives, CMS Office of Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) Quality Rating System initiatives, and CMS Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) Six Sigma initiatives. Lastly, he provides strategic analysis and overall program evaluation subject matter expertise across a wide range of other contracts.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining IMPAQ, Mr. Chiu has worked primarily with multiple organizations supporting measure development and increasing uptake of measures in the field. Most recently he has worked at the American College of Cardiology for 7 years where he led overall operational management for a 7-member team in the development and implementation of over 300 measures within 10 different clinical domains. In the community, Mr. Chiu is serving as Vice-Chair on the Montgomery County Public Library Board of Directors providing strategic direction to 21 Subcommittees and 23 branches within the county. He is also serving on the Montgomery County Public Library Advisory Committee (including 3 years as co-chair) and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.  

Education

Mr. Chiu earned a Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree from Cornell University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Political Science from Case Western Reserve University and is a Stanford Certified Project Manager (SCPM).

Previous Paper

Thomas, R. J., Chiu, J. S., Goff, D., King, M., Lahr, B., Lichtman, S. W., Lui, K., Pack, Q. R & Shahriary, M. (2014) Reliability of Abstracting Performance Measures: Results of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral and Reliability (CR3) Project. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 34(3), 172-179.