Methodist Le Bonheur Associates Appointed to Board of Examiners

Published On 07/23/2013

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Those selected meet the highest standards of achievement and peer recognition in their fields. 

Several Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare associates have been appointed to the 2013 Board of Examiners by the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE). They are:

Jamie Carter, Chief Operating Officer, Methodist University Hospital
Daniel Clark, corporate director, Clinical Decision Support, Corporate
Sarah Henning, project manager II, Quality Improvement, Corporate
McKenzie Henry, corporate director of Patient Care Operations, Corporate 

Cathy Hupf, director of Performance Improvement and Quality, Alliance Health Services
Kathie Krause, vice president, Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

Caleb Lester, project manager, Clinical Standardization, Corporate
Jackie Lloyd, administrative director, Methodist Home Care

Dana Matheny, director, Clinical Standardization, Corporate
Monte Massongill, project manager, Quality Management, Corporate
Michelle Morgan, manager, Quality Integration
Catherin Murphy, vice president, Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer, Methodist University Hospital

Rhonda Nabors, clinical data specialist, Clinical Decision Support, Corporate
Taleka Perry, director of Methodist Le Bonheur Hospital Residence
Bret Sanders, director of Performance Improvement and Quality, Methodist University Hospital

Gail Taylor, corporate administrator, Patient Care Integration, Corporate
Jamie Turner, director of Performance Improvement and quality, Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital

The TNCPE application provides a framework for a comprehensive performance improvement system.  The award process isn't prescriptive in what techniques you should use, but it encompasses seven categories that are critical for the success of any healthcare organization: 1) Leadership, 2) Strategic Planning, 3) Focus on Patients, Other Customers, and Markets, 4) Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management, 5) Workforce Focus, 6) Process Management, and 7) Results.

Examiners are responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications submitted in the TNCPE award process. The Board of Examiners is composed of experts from all sectors, including business, industry, education and health care organizations, professional and trade associations and government. Those selected meet the highest standards of achievement and peer recognition in their fields.                    

Established in 1993, TNCPE promotes economic development by helping companies grow more competitive in today’s global marketplace. More than 1,000 organizations have participated in the award program.

“Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is very fortunate to have such talented and respected leaders on our team,” said Gary Shorb, president and CEO. “Their skills, experience, knowledge and commitment to service will benefit our state just as they benefit our organization and the communities we serve.”