Two of Kaufman Hall’s clinical performance experts, Jennie Dulac, RN, and Walter Morrissey, M.D., discuss a proven approach to using data and analytics to reduce unwarranted clinical variation – a well-recognized source of poor clinical outcomes, substandard care, and excessive costs. Examples of how to identify, quantify, and attack clinical variation are shared.

About the Presenters

Jennie Dulac, RN
A former Chief Quality Officer for a major health system, Ms. Dulac has more than 35 years of clinical leadership experience working with healthcare payers and providers across a variety of settings, including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, integrated network delivery systems, health networks, and managed care organizations. She has led clinical collaboratives for more than 250 hospitals, and developed numerous quality and safety programs that have earned Healthgrades Top 100 Hospital and Top 10 Health System designations.

Walter Morrissey, M.D.
Dr. Morrissey has more than 20 years of healthcare experience working as a clinician, strategic advisor, and administrator. He focuses on assisting hospitals and health systems with clinical and physician alignment strategy and organizational transformation in preparation for the ongoing transition to value-based healthcare.