Quality, Cost and Safety Committee

The HIMSS Annual Call for Committee Volunteers is open January 16 - March 13, 2017

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By applying to be a committee volunteer, you can play an instrumental part in the transformation and advancement of Health IT. Committee volunteers help to execute the strategic initiatives of HIMSS, while benefitting from professional development opportunities.

To learn more about how you can contribute to one of our committees please contact Carrie Subelsky. Leaders who have maintained active membership for at least the past 12 consecutive months and are not currently serving in another leadership position are highly encouraged to submit an application and make an impact today!


The Quality, Cost, and Safety Committee provides guidance, direction and otherwise conduct projects concerning all HIMSS projects, policies improving the performance of healthcare delivery by covering quality, safety and financial dimensions through the application of healthcare information technology.

Committee Members

Pauline Byom

Pauline Byom, DSHS, FHIMSS, MBA
Regional Quality Administrator
Mayo Clinic


Jill Bradford RN, BSN

Jill Bradford Shuemaker, RN, CPHIMS
Senior Quality Informaticist
Performance Improvement
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System



Rick Moore, FHIMSS
National Committee for Quality Assurance


Heather Espino


Corey Zeigler
Chief Information Officer
Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Org


Corey Zeigler
Chief Information Officer
Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Org


Itara Barnes
Healthcare Data and Analytics


Trish Gallagher
Director Clinical Informatics
Carilion Clinic


Zahid Butt
Medisolv, Inc.


Daniel Blum
Blum Consulting Group


Wendy Sale
Quality and Performance Improvement
VCU Health System


Susan Abookire
Senior Physician Executive
Quality and Safety, Harvard Medical School




Will McConnell


Courtney Dempsey