Selecting Quality and Resource Use Measures: A Decision Guide for Community Quality Collaboratives

Appendix B. Contacts for Chartered Value Exchanges

California Chartered Value Exchange
Cathie Markow
Senior Manager, CCHRI, Pacific Business Group on Health
221 Main Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 615-6359
cmarkow@pbgh.org

David S. Hopkins
Director of Health Information Improvement, Pacific Business Group on Health
221 Main Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 615-6322
dhopkins@pbgh.org

Colorado Value Exchange
Donna Marshall
Executive Director, Colorado Business Group on Health
200 South Sheridan Boulevard, Suite 105
Denver, CO 80226-8010
(303) 922-0939
donna.marshall@cbghealth.org
Assistant: Kristen Berg
(303) 922-0939
kristen.berg@cbghealth.org

Connecticut — eHealthConnecticut, Inc.
Scott Cleary
Program Director
100 Roscommon Drive
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 240-5600
scleary@gosmcpartners.com
www.ehealthconnecticut.org
Assistant: Shay Cully
(860) 240-5600
scully@gosmcpartners.com

Indiana — Quality Health First Program
J. Marc Overhage
President and CEO
846 North Senate Avenue, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 644-1750
marc.overhage@ihie.org
www.ihie.org 
Assistant: Sandy Poremba
(317) 423-5579
sporemba@regenstrief.org

Chris Schultz
Program Director
846 North Senate Avenue, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 644-1741
Chris.schultz@ihie.org
www.ihie.org
Assistant: Wanda Rudisell
(317) 644-1722
wrudisell@ihie.org
Jill LeMasters
(317) 644-1745
jlemasters@ihie.com

Kentucky — Greater Louisville Value Exchange Partnership
Karin Kennedy
Program Director, Health Care Excel, Inc.
2629 Waterfront Parkway East Drive, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46214
(317) 347-4568
kkennedy@hce.org
info@value-driven.org

Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum
Cindy Munn
Executive Director
304 Laurel Street, Suite 2D
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 334-9299, Ext. 204
cmunn@lhcqf.org
www.lhcqf.org
Assistant: Lynda Gaiennie
(225) 334-9299
lgaiennie@lhcqf.org

Maine Chartered Value Exchange Alliance
Elizabeth Mitchell
President and CEO, Maine Health Management Coalition
P.O. Box 357
22 Stonebrooke Road
Scarborough, ME 04070-0357
(207) 883-8141
emitchell@mehmc.org
www.mhmc.info 

Massachusetts Chartered Value Exchange
Barbra Rabson
Executive Director, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners
100 Talcott Avenue
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 402-5015
brabson@mhqp.org
www.mhqp.org 

Micky Tripathi
President and CEO, Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451-1411
(781) 434-7905
mtripathi@maehc.org
www.maehc.org 

Michigan — Alliance for Health
Lody Zwarensteyn
President
1345 Monroe NW, Suite 256
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 248-3820
lody@afh.org
www.afh.org 
Assistant: Linda Stouten, ls@afh.org

Michigan — Greater Detroit Area Health Council
Devorah Rich
Project Director
333 West Fort Street, Suite 1230
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 965-4134
drich@gdahc.org
www.gdahc.org 
Assistant: Tiffany Brent
(313) 596-0818
slsd_assistant@gdahc.org

Michigan Health Information Alliance
Thomas M. Smith Jr.
Project Director
2625 Denison Drive
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
(989) 293-8590
tmcnallyjr@aol.com
www.mihia.org 

Minnesota Healthcare Value Exchange
Susan McDonald
Health Care Purchasing Coordinator/Governor's Health Cabinet, Minnesota Department of Human Services
2550 University Avenue West, Suite 2
St. Paul, MN 55114
(651) 431-4870
susan.mcdonald@state.mn.us
Assistant: Christine Wasieleski christine.m.wasieleski@state.mn.us

Missouri/Kansas — Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium
Cathy Davis
Co-Director, UAW-Ford Community Health Care Initiative
6000 N. Oak, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 453-4424
cdavis20@ford.com
www.kcqic.org Exit Disclaimer

Nevada Partnership for Value-Driven Health Care
Deborah Huber
Transparency Director, HealthInsight
6830 W. Oquendo Road, Suite 102
Las Vegas, NV 89118
(702) 933-7305
dhuber@healthinsight.org
Assistant: Amy Baldwin
(702) 933-7337
abaldwin@healthinsight.org

New York Quality Alliance
Betsy Mulvey
Project Coordinator
90 State Street, Suite 825
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 462-2293
bmulvey@nyhpa.org
www.nyqa.org 

Ohio — Health Improvement Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati and HealthBridge
Bob Graham
Professor of Family Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Health Professions Building, Suite 141
Cincinnati, OH 45220
(513) 558-5004
graham3@ucmail.uc.edu

Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation
Nancy Clarke
Executive Director
619 SW 11th Avenue, Suite 221
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 241-3571
nancy.clarke@q-corp.org
www.q-corp.org 

Pennsylvania — Aligning Forces for Quality-South Central PA
Christine Amy
Project Director
c/o Family First Health
116 S. George Street, 3rd Floor
York, PA 17401
(717) 801-4823
camy@wellspan.org
www.aligning4healthpa.org Exit Disclaimer
Assistant: Joyce Ortiz
(717) 801-4830
jortiz@wellspan.org

Pennsylvania — Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative
Karen Feinstein
President and CEO
Centre City Tower, Suite 2400
650 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 594-2555
feinstein@jhf.org
www.prhi.org 
Assistant: Millie Greene
(412) 594-2556
greene@jhf.org

Tennessee — Healthy Memphis Common Table
Renee Frazier
Executive Director
1016 W. Poplar Avenue, Suite 106 (PMB 218)
Collierville, TN38017-2687
(901) 861-8220
contact@healthymemphis.org
www.healthymemphis.org 
Assistant: Jennifer Joslin
jennifer.joslin@healthymemphis.org
Project Director: Denise Bollheimer
(901) 448-7046
denise.bollheimer@utmg.org

Utah Partnership for Value-driven Health Care
Christie North
Strategy Director
348 East 4500 South, Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 892-6613
cnorth@healthinsight.org

Virginia Health Care Alliance
Sallie S. Cook
Chief Medical Officer
9830 Mayland Drive, Suite J
Richmond, Virginia 23233
(804) 289-5320, ext. 342
scook@vhqc.org
Assistant: Carol Copeland
(804) 289-5330
ccopeland@vhqc.org

Washington — Puget Sound Health Alliance
Mary McWilliams
Executive Director
2003 Western Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-2570
mary@pugetsoundhealthalliance.org
www.pugetsoundhealthalliance.org 

Wisconsin Health Care Value Exchange
Chris Queram
President and CEO
P.O. Box 628578
Middleton, WI 53562
(608) 826-6837
cqueram@wchq.org
www.wchq.org 
Executive Assistant:
Tammie R. Cawkins,
(608) 826-6841
tcawkins@wchq.org

Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Appendix B. Contacts for Chartered Value Exchanges. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/perfmeasguide/perfmeasappb.html