GLPTN Quality Improvement Advisor
Fundisani "Fundi" Mangena works at Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA) in the capacity of Quality Improvement Advisor (QIA) for the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network (GLPTN), which is a 32-partner consortium dedicated to guiding 11,500 Midwest-based providers toward value-based care.
As a QIA, Fundisani 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 transition from volume to value-based care.
Prior to joining Purdue, Fundi worked for a number of human services organizations before transitioning to a healthcare management role with a Federally Qualified Health Center in 2011. Fundisani worked as an Operations Manager/Chief Quality Officer at health center in Elkhart, Indiana, for five years. He has experience in Patient-Centered Medical Home change concepts, Meaningful Use reporting, and process improvement initiatives.
Fundisani holds Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) and Practice Workflow & Information Redesign Specialist CHTS-PW) certifications. Fundisani earned a bachelor's degree from Siena Heights University, an MBA from Indiana University, and a graduate certificate in Health Information Technology: Sub-Specialist from the University of Colorado Denver.