Maureen is a senior manager with Healthcare Performance Partners and serves as an instructor for the Denver Health Lean Academy. She has 30 years of experience in Lean Healthcare, clinical nursing, management and quality leadership. Maureen is skilled in coaching Lean principles at all levels of an organization, integrating strategic planning, best practices and process improvement. As a registered nurse, Maureen's clinical experience has been in medical surgical nursing with progressive responsibilities in nursing management at the front line, middle management, and administrative levels. Maureen is passionate about improving processes so that front line staff consistently meet and exceed patient needs.
Prior to joining Healthcare Performance Partners, Maureen served as the director of lean and quality improvement for Exempla Lutheran Medical Center. She successfully led the implementation of Lutheran's Lean production system for more than five years, demonstrating improvements in clinical quality, employee engagement, and financial stewardship.
Maureen's nursing education includes a Bachelor's degree in nursing with an emphasis in healthcare management from Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado. Maureen has achieved certification from National Association for Healthcare Quality and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).