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Amanda Schwerdtfeger, CPHQ, Ambulatory Informatics and Population Health Supervisor, Pella Regional Health
Amanda Schwerdtfeger is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality with experience in ambulatory quality, patient-centered medical home principles, population health, and patient experience. As the ambulatory informatics and population health supervisor at Pella Regional Health Center (a rural critical access hospital with six clinics in Iowa), she works with clinicians to meet regulatory requirements, maximize reimbursements, and design population health strategies. Amanda is a district representative on the Iowa Association for Healthcare Quality Board, and a member of the CPHQ Test Development Team for the National Association for Healthcare Quality. She was named IAHQ’s Outstanding Healthcare Quality Professional for 2019.
Even with most organizations embracing the team approach to healthcare nowadays, the whole system is still very physician-led and directed. To use a football analogy, a play isn’t going to work without the quarterback’s buy-in.