3 Questions With… features some of the finest thought leaders in healthcare specialties such as Infection Prevention, Vascular Access, Surgical Care and more. These experts answer questions on the latest insights, evidence and current practices.
For our newest 3 Questions With… vlog, Eloquest Healthcare is proud to feature Jo Ann Brooks PhD, RN, FAAN, FCCP. Dr. Brooks discusses what inspires her most in her role as a Healthcare Quality Consultant as well as important issues that are currently underappreciated. Also discussed are key recommendations for improving patient outcomes. Watch below!
Dr. Jo Ann Brooks is a Healthcare Quality Consultant who retired in 2018 from Indiana University Health where she was System Vice President of Quality & Safety. In this role, she was responsible for oversight of quality and patient safety in a multi-hospital, integrated system as well as infection prevention across the state. Her areas of oversight included performance improvement, external quality reporting, patient safety, national databases, and ongoing development of the governance board’s role in quality and patient safety.
In her consulting role, she lectures and consults on healthcare quality and safety, CMS pay for performance, non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia and sustainability in quality improvement. She currently serves as the Chair of IRB 04 for Indiana University. Her faculty appointments include IU Schools of Nursing and Medicine and Purdue University School of Nursing.