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Quality Committee

The Quality Committee reports to the Sonoma Valley Health Care District Board of Directors, and serves as the Board’s steward for overall quality improvement for the District. The Quality Committee assists the Board in its responsibility to ensure that the Hospital provides high-quality patient care, patient safety and patient satisfaction. Specifically, the Quality Committee provides oversight, monitoring and assessment of key organizational processes, outcomes and external reports; makes recommendations concerning physician credentialing and other oversight activities; and recommends appropriate Board policies. In addition, the Board looks to the Quality Committee to review, assess and recommend Board action for all quality matters brought before the Board.

Committee Members:
Chair: Susan Kornblatt Idell (Board Member, First Vice Chair)
Board Member: Judith Bjorndal, MD (Board Chair)
Community Members: Kathy Beebe, PhD RNC-OB; Howard Eisenstark, MD; Michael Mainardi, MD; Ingrid Sheets, RN; Carolyn Snyder, and Carl Speizer, MD MPH
Medical Staff Leadership (Chief or Vice Chief): Ako Walther, MD
Non-Voting Members:  Jessica Winkler, RN, DNP, NEA-BC, CCRN-K, SVH CNO;
Kylie Cooper, RN, BSN, CPHQ, MBA, SVH Director of Quality and Risk

Committee Charter
Download Quality Committee Charter (PDF)

Quality Committee Agenda and Minutes

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

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