CORHIO Quality Improvement Team
Providing expert consultation services in the areas of practice transformation, clinical health information technical advising, patient-centered medical home, promoting interoperability, practice coaching and more.
Our Quality Improvement team consists of highly qualified professionals with expertise in electronic health record (EHR) system selection and adoption, APM, Medical Home models, clinical quality reporting and coding for improved reimbursements. The team provides customizable services to physician offices, medical clinics and small hospitals with the goal of helping providers thrive through all the changes happening in healthcare.
Vice President of Quality Improvement and Business Line Management
Lauren brings experience from multiple health care settings and quality improvement projects. She has a strong passion for integrated care and the quadruple aim. Leading teams to prepare clinicians for successful achievement of compensation that require new models of care delivery, effective care coordination and demonstrated value of care.
At CORHIO (a Contexture organization), Lauren is leading the technical assistance efforts for the electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) program with the Colorado Medicaid Alternative Payment Model (APM). She has a thorough understanding of clinical quality measures, cost of care measures, privacy regulations for patient data exchange including 42CFR Part 2 and HIPAA.
Lauren is certified in risk coding, which has continuing influence on value-based payment and training on facilitation for Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. She also oversees the Community Cares projects, which supports the Arizona community in connecting patients to their most needed resources within social determinants of health. In addition, Lauren supports the Arizona Health Directives program, which is a registry to support patients and clinicians to upload patients’ Health Directive documents for end-of-life decisions.
Director of Quality Improvement
Megan has 11 years of experience in healthcare and an extensive background in practice management and workflow process improvement. Previously, she was a HIPAA compliance officer and managed the quality improvement projects at a pediatric practice -- assisting the practice in reaching Meaningful Use in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program as well as NCQA PCMH recognition.
In her role at CORHIO (a Contexture organization), Megan has supported practices in the State Innovation Model as a Practice Facilitator and Clinical Health IT Advisor. She currently supports practices in the Innovation Support Project as a Practice Facilitator, the eCQM Solution as a Technical Advisor and assists in implementing PatientCare 360© in correctional facilities.
When asked what motivates her to come to work every day Megan says, “I’m motivated to help our community partners succeed at providing the best care possible though healthcare quality improvement thus making a difference in the lives of people by improving their health.”
Senior Quality Improvement Advisor
As a Senior Quality Improvement Advisor at CORHIO (a Contexture organization), Leslie is an accomplished healthcare professional with extensive experience in health information technology, data extraction/validation, practice coaching, project management and practice/provider training.
As a Certified Content Expert (CCE) in NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home, Leslie assists practices that strive to become NCQA certified medical homes. Leslie also supports statewide initiatives, providing training to practices treating patients with alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorder with the goal of improving screening and adoption of medication assisted treatment or other modes of support for the patient. In addition, she is involved with supporting practices with eCQM tracking, improvement and reporting for federal and state initiatives.
Prior to joining CORHIO, Leslie worked as a Health IT Quality Improvement Specialist and an Application Support Specialist. She holds a BS in Healthcare Administration and continually strives to learn the latest in the healthcare field.
When asked what inspires her work, Leslie’s response was, "Helping practices navigate the complex challenges of our healthcare system and providing them with the tools, data and knowledge to be successful.”
Quality Improvement Advisor
As a Quality Improvement Advisor for CORHIO (a Contexture organization), Terrey uses her expertise in data validation and reporting to assist the practices she works with as a Clinical Health Technical Advisor, or CHITA. Terrey's expertise is utilized in federally funded programs helping primary care practices integrate mental health for their patient populations. Working with practices that are both primary care and specialty care, she is a trusted advisor on utilization of electronic health records, quality improvements and reporting, workflow and new payment models, including the Quality Payment Program (QPP -MIPS). Terrey has also worked as a Senior Health Information Solution Coordinator for Telligen. During her time with CORHIO, Terrey has assisted practices in reaching their data reporting goals.
"I love working with practices to help them understand their data, how to pull it and take meaningful action to improve their quality measures," says Terrey. "Assisting them with a deeper dive into their data allows us to understand the root cause for measures they are looking at improving."
Quality Improvement Advisor
Jolene Reini joined CORHIO (a Contexture organization) with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare and an extensive background in practice management.
She currently supports practices participating in the Innovation Support Project as a Practice Facilitator. She also supports practices in quality improvement, electronic health record utilization, and creation of workflows to standardize care, support practice quality measures, and provide optimal patient care. She provides practice facilitation for unhealthy alcohol use disorder and medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. As a certified risk adjustment coder, she conducts chart audits and provides training and feedback to practices to optimize risk adjustment coding.
When asked about working in healthcare Jolene says, “I love being able to come to work and support practices in developing workflows and follow best practice guidelines to provide the best patient care for their patient population. Healthcare is always changing, and as such, medical professionals need to grow and change with it in order to provide the best patient care.”
Quality Improvement Advisor
Ben Winkler joined CORHIO (a Contexture organization) with over seven years of experience in healthcare and an extensive background in quality-improvement work. In his prior role, Ben was a project manager at University of Colorado’s Practice Innovation Program. He focused on improving mental health services throughout Colorado’s county jails. He provided technical assistance and developed a metrics program to improve performance. Ben also spent four years working in military healthcare operations.
Ben currently supports practices in the Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) Alternative Payment Model for Primary Care program to improve their quality measures and reporting. He also serves an integral role in the Medication Consistency program which includes helping Colorado’s jails utilize health information exchange to improve inmate care.
When asked what he loves about his work, Ben says, “I appreciate working in a field that relates to individuals from all walks of life. My work affords me the opportunity to collaborate with an incredibly diverse group of people, and it is deeply rewarding to help facilitate the exchange of new ideas and practices amongst them.”
Quality Improvement Advisor
Jenny Rementer joined CORHIO (a Contexture organization) in 2021 and has extensive experience providing technical assistance and direction to healthcare practices in quality improvement.
In her prior role, Jenny was a practice facilitator and project manager at University of Colorado. She focused on the planning and implementation of quality improvement and practice redesign for a diabetes group visit model, implementing the study protocol, tracking intervention fidelity, and coordinating practice level data collection. Jenny also spent six years working with Colorado Access first as a Care Manager then as a Senior Research Coordinator.
Jenny currently supports practices in the Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) Alternative Payment Model for Primary Care program to improve their quality measures and reporting. She also assists practices with EHR data validation and workflows including clinical quality measures, registry reports and Meaningful Use/MIPS reports.
“I enjoy working with healthcare practices and developing key relationships with various stakeholders,” she says. “Using my clinical background, I enjoy working with practices on the data or quality improvement side while we troubleshoot or improve processes.”