Senior Quality Advisor
Tamara Finn serves as Senior Quality Advisor at Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA). In this role, she supports Indiana clinicians in understanding and meeting the requirements of numerous national and state quality initiatives, including the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and its Merit-based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS), Meaningful Use (MU), Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), and the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS).
Tamara is an Indiana QPP Advisor for the QPP Resource Center™ for the Midwest (QPP-RC); a Project Facilitator for the Healthy Hearts in the Heartland (H3) research project focused on quality improvement and the prevention of strokes and heart attacks; and serves Indiana providers through the Indiana Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly MU). Tamara also provides expertise to practices, clinics and hospitals through fee-for-service work.
She joined the PHA-managed Purdue Regional Extension Center in 2014 to support providers across the State of Indiana in the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and the fulfilling of and attestation to EHR Meaningful Use standards. Prior to joining the PHA team, Tamara worked in business development with the Michiana Health Information Network (MHIN), which is an Indiana health information exchange (HIE) and healthcare IT company that provides secure, integrated access to patient information through a variety of HIE services.
Prior to MHIN, Tamara worked for Quest Diagnostics in various positions. In her last role with the company, she served as a technology sales consultant, and was responsible for assisting healthcare providers with EHR adoption and Meaningful Use attestation.
She holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University.