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IHQI is proud to share the following announcement from UNC Health Alliance:

Dr. Amy Shaheen was named Vice President, Practice Quality and Innovation, UNC Health Alliance effective April 1st. As a Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, and the Medical Director for Population Health Solutions, Dr. Shaheen is passionate about providing the best care for patients by making it easier for providers to deliver that care.

As Vice President of Practice Quality and Innovation (PQI) within UNC Health Alliance, Dr. Shaheen will lead the team that helps providers, clinics, and staff transform care delivery. The PQI team provides meaningful analytics and reporting, population health solutions, care redesign workflows, and improvement collaboratives, including onsite coaching to help transform care delivery and maximize patient health through quality improvement and clinical implementation coaching.

Dr. Shaheen has worked as a primary care physician for 24 years. Over that time, she has led large scale research and quality improvement projects around care and resource use variation in ambulatory care. In collaboration with the local Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI), she created experiential inter-professional curricula for students, residents, and faculty in population health and quality improvement. As the Medical Director of Population Health Solutions, she has worked with coaches, program managers, and analysts to improve patient outcomes and decrease the misuse of resources across a wide range of ambulatory conditions.

Dr. Shaheen is a graduate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and Northwestern University, where she received her Master of Science in Health Care Quality and Safety.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Shaheen.

Robb Malone, PharmD

Chief Operating Officer, UNC Health Alliance