Ms. Daniels (MPH, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health) has more than 10 years of experience managing health care quality improvement and patient safety projects. Ms. Daniels is experienced in project management, change management, technical assistance, health care performance measurement and quality improvement methodologies. She is also certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
As a Research Associate at IMPAQ, she currently supports projects that seeks to advance health care transformation through payment reform and quality improvement.
Prior to joining IMPAQ, Ms. Daniels served as a Senior Program Manager with a focus on operations and a member of the leadership team for the American Hospital Association (AHA)/Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) Hospital Engagement Network, an over $100 million dollar federally funded project by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). As a result of the collective efforts of the national program team and the nearly 1,500 hospitals across 31 states, the network was able to prevent over 92,000 patient harms at an estimated cost savings of nearly $1 billion dollars. Before joining HRET, Ms. Daniels served as a Project Manager with the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care. During her seven year tenure, she worked on the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) 8th statement of work specifically working with physician office practices as well as a CMS demonstration project looking at data attribution methods to inform pay for performance and public reporting. She also worked with the Maryland Patient Safety Center on the Condition Help: Patient and Family Activation of the Rapid Response Team, TeamSTEPPS and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit collaboratives.