QUAL­ITY/ PER­FOR­MANCE IM­PROVE­MENT

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Dr. An­drew Ziskind has been named se­nior VP of aca­demic strat­egy at Premier, a group pur­chas­ing and health­care qual­ity im­prove­ment or­ga­ni­za­tion based in Char­lotte, N.C.

Ziskind, an in­ter­ven­tional car­di­ol­o­gist, most re­cently over­saw physi­cian per­for­mance im­prove­ment ef­forts for Huron Con­sult­ing Group. He will lead Premier’s strat­egy to help train a new gen­er­a­tion to work un­der pop­u­la­tion health and al­ter­na­tive pay­ment mod­els.

Pre­vi­ously, Ziskind was pres­i­dent of Barnes-Jewish Hospi­tal in St. Louis and was in­stru­men­tal in cre­at­ing Seat­tle­based UW Medicine’s Spine Center and Re­gional Heart Center. He also served as vice dean for clin­i­cal af­fairs and as­so­ciate VP for clin­i­cal pro­grams at the Univer­sity of Wash­ing­ton.

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