GLPTN Quality Improvement Advisor
Derek Kendrick works at Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA) in the capacity of Quality Improvement Advisor (QIA) for the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network, a 32-partner consortium dedicated to guiding 11,500 Midwest-based providers toward value-based care.
As a QIA, Derek coaches participating clinicians through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s five phases of patient-centric practice transformation utilizing a “Transformational Change Toolkit” to help them meet associated milestones as well as clinical and operational results.
Before joining PHA, Kendrick spent more than eight (8) years serving the community in the healthcare, nonprofit, and arts/culture sectors. Previously, he worked as a healthcare consultant participating in initiatives to reduce avoidable hospitalizations; improve drug safety; and integrate community and clinical services. Kendrick holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations, and certificate in nonprofit management.