Christy Beaudin, PhD, LCSW, CPHQ

Christy L. Beaudin is Vice President of Quality, Training & Compliance. Dr. Beaudin is a national subject matter expert on healthcare quality. With over twenty years of exceptional leadership, she worked with health plans, acute care hospitals, primary care clinics, and behavioral health organizations to help them achieve their mission, vision and strategic goals.  At the executive level, she delivered positive results for quality and performance improvement efforts, meeting stakeholder expectations such as those of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, NCQA, URAC, AAAHC, CARF International, The Joint Commission, The Leapfrog Group, U.S. News & World Report, and GuideStar.  Dr. Beaudin has conducted qualitative and quantitative evaluation research across the continuum of care on various topics that promote better care, smarter spending, healthier people, and joy in work. Dr. Beaudin holds degrees from the UC Los Angeles, San Diego State University, and CSU San Bernardino.  With a strong commitment to advancing healthcare quality and safety in the community, Dr. Beaudin volunteers for state and national quality initiatives including the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development and the National Association for Healthcare Quality. Widely published, she has extensive experience on editorial boards and review panels serving as associate editor for the Journal for Healthcare Quality and editorial board/review panel member for peer-reviewed journals and book publishers. Most recently, she co-edited and authored HQ Solutions: Resource for the Healthcare Quality Professional (Fourth Edition), the official study guide for the CPHQ exam.