Beth A. Hanna, BSN, RN, MA

Director, Quality Improvement Program

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, direction and expertise in the development, implementation, reporting, and evaluation of quality, safety and performance improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborate with administration and health care professionals in the development of strategies and methodologies to evaluate processes and outcomes of care to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clinical and hospital departments to facilitate collaborative achievement of CQSPI (Clinical Quality, Safety and Performance Improvement) and UIHC objectives.
  • Serve as advisor to the Chief Quality Officer on internal and external performance improvement activities in clinical areas related to safety, quality and resource management.
  • Provide leadership and direction for the implementation and compliance reporting of recommended national health care quality and patient safety standards.

Education:

  • 1992 – Master of Arts –¬†Nursing, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    Role Preparation: Nurse Executive
  • 1982 – Bachelor of Science – Nursing, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Special Interests & Activities:

  • August 2013-present:¬† University of Iowa Museum of Art Members
  • University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) Clinical Benchmarking Coordinator
  • 2010-present, Kids First Board, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Contact:

Phone: 319-353-7463
Fax: 319-353-7043
Address: C-512-A GH
beth-hanna@uiowa.edu

When asked, “What inspires you?”

“Making a difference and experiencing others making a difference!”