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Theresa Schmidt

Director
Discern Health

Theresa Schmidt has over a decade of experience in healthcare and health information technology and leverages a strong background in non-acute care, analytics, quality measures and quality improvement, project management, and agile product development methodologies to help Discern clients and partners achieve their business goals.

Prior to Discern, Theresa served as the Chief Data and Quality Officer for the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation, where she led the Data and Quality Initiative and worked with Hospices and other stakeholders across the United States to better define, measure, and improve quality in hospice. Concurrently, she was the Vice President of Strategy at Healthsperien, working with provider and association clients to develop and execute business strategies, led grants and consulting projects, and produced research on a variety of healthcare topics.

Theresa has also worked at Avalere Health, where she directed large-scale projects in the Data Analytics Practice and was the Product Manager for Avalere Quality Measures Navigator®, overseeing the product’s strategy, roadmap, development, launch, and go-to-market activities.

Sessions

Breakout Session II – Best Practices of High Performing States

Presented by Alexis Malfesi, Louis J. Gagliano, Jessica O. Brown, Sandra Severson, Sarah Ascher, Theresa Schmidt at 10:15 AM on Thursday, October 10th.

Creating a person-centered care approach often “misses opportunities” that ensure the voice of the individual and family are included in the design of the care planning process. Are you focused on the “right stuff” to ensure care delivered aligns with a plan of care that is centered around an individuals’ preferences, needs, values, and beliefs?…