Clinical Effectiveness

Clinical Effectiveness Team is primarily responsible for electronic quality reporting for programs such as Meaningful Use. Our expertise is outpatient quality measure reporting. In additional to external reporting, our group is the measurement and operations intersection for our Pay for Performance (P4P) programs including at-risk payer contracts and bundles. An exciting new role for our team is measuring Vanderbilt’s internal performance on P4P programs and working in conjunction with other Vanderbilt departments to create meaningful dashboards and reporting mechanisms, improving data capture, and translating all of our work into operational improvement.

Team Members:

  • Tiercy Fortenberry, RN, CPPS – Senior Director
  • Leslie Busbee - Senior Program Manager, Clinical
  • Helen Chen – Senior Data Architect
  • Ruth Donlon - Quality & Patient Safety Advisor
  • Aelinor Garrard - Business Analyst 
  • Kelly Moore - Senior Quality & Patient Safety Advisor
  • Mark Rhodes - Quality & Patient Advisor