Community Health Forum
Healthcare Measurement in Action, in Alignment
Join the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s June community health forum to learn how Oregon is putting healthcare measurement in action and alignment. Mylia Christensen, Executive Director, Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation (Q Corp), will provide an overview of Q Corp’s work to drive improvements through performance measurement of health plans and providers. She will also discuss the tools they provide to consumers to compare healthcare results, costs, and patient experience.
Mylia will discuss Oregon’s work to align health measurement in the state and the value of such an effort. Participants will be asked to brainstorm barriers and next steps for aligning health measurement in our community.
DATE: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
TIME: 7:30 – 10:00 a.m., Breakfast at 7:30
LOCATION: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, 1640 Lyndon Farm Court, Suite #100, Louisville, KY 40223
OUTLOOK CALENDAR ENTRY: Community Health Forum June 2017
Mylia Christensen, Executive Director
Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation
Mylia Christensen is the Executive Director of the Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation, an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality and affordability of health care in Oregon by leading community collaborations and producing unbiased information. Q Corp is one of 16 organizations nationwide selected to participate in Aligning Forces for Quality, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Q Corp is also a Chartered Value Exchange and member of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI). In addition to her role at Q Corp, Mylia currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for NRHI, which is a national organization representing over 30 member Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives.
Mylia has worked in almost all facets of health care, from clinical settings to hospital and health care system management, strategic planning and administration. Mylia joined Q Corp from the OHSU Center for Evidence-based Policy where she was the Project Director for the Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project. Prior to joining the Center, Mylia was a Vice President at AON Employee Benefit Consulting. She also served for six years as the Administrator of the State of Oregon’s Public Employees’ Benefit Board, responsible for Oregon’s largest employee benefit program. In the early nineties Mylia was a Vice President of Operations and Regional Director for the Oregon Health Plan enrollment broker project with Benova, Inc. Her extensive experience also includes Director of Program Development and Physician Services for Legacy Portland Hospital System and the Administrator of Women’s Health Services at Good Samaritan Hospital. She began her health care career in emergency services and critical care nursing.