TMF Health Quality Institute's Practice Transformation Experts:
- Provide practice facilitation across hundreds of practices and systems throughout the state of Colorado
- Are skilled in helping practices achieve their goals in clinical quality, patient experience and utilization outcomes
- Work with thousands of health care teams
- Are qualified professionals including certified professionals in health care quality, Lean Six Sigma Black and Green Belts, and project management professionals
Our Colorado-based TMF staff are familiar with the regional health care landscape. Please meet:
Christina Brown, MA, NLC, EMT, CPHQ, LSSBB
Christina is an ambitious health care leader with more than 13 years of clinical and process improvement experience throughout federal, state and military health care settings with a focus on education and innovation. She has experience as a practice facilitator and leader of practice facilitators supporting dozens of primary care practices in Colorado. Christina’s experience extends to helping Colorado behavioral health and primary care providers build referral networks and integrate care. Additionally she partnered with primary care providers to implement bidirectional communication through the Health Information Exchange (HIE).
Elisha Jewett, MPH, CPHQ
Elisha is a skilled practice transformation leader and facilitator with more than 12 years of health care and process improvement experience. Elisha has vast experience working with Colorado health care systems and practices to achieve measurable outcomes. She graduated with a Master of Public Health from the Colorado School of Public Health at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Andrea Kaluza, MSN, BSN, RN, NEA-BC
Andrea is an outgoing health care leader with more than 25 years of experience in education, leadership, primary care, emergency medicine, performance improvement, and project management. She served as the Chief of Quality and Chief of Ambulatory Care Nursing at the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs. Andrea’s primary experience has been focused throughout federal and military health care organizations. Andrea has a Master’s degree in nursing and she is also a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.
Kari Loken, CPHQ
Kari has more than 15 years of experience in practice transformation, quality improvement and change management as a practice facilitator, trainer and leader. She has worked with a broad spectrum of Colorado practices, including systems, private practices, micro-practices, accountable care organizations and an independent physician association to improve clinical quality, patient experience and utilization outcomes.