CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teri Sholder is the new Senior Vice President, Chief Quality Officer for BayCare Health System.
She came to BayCare from Kettering Health Network in Ohio, where she was named a manager in the Quality Department in 2007, was promoted to department director in 2010, and was Chief Quality Officer since 2012.
Sholder set the strategic vision and goals for quality and care delivery for Kettering Physician Partners and Kettering Health Network, a system with eight hospitals, 10 emergency departments and 120 outpatient facilities. The health system was named to Truven Health Analytics' list of 15 Top Health Systems in the United States and achieved national top-decile performance for the last four consecutive years.
As Chief Quality Officer for BayCare, Sholder will lead programs to enhance patient safety, clinical quality and patient satisfaction, with the goal of ensuring high-quality care for patients throughout the health care system.
"Teri is passionate about doing everything she can to make sure that our patients have the best possible experiences and outcomes when they come to us for help," said Dr. Bruce Flareau, executive vice president and chief medical officer at BayCare. "We are excited to have her on our team."
Sholder's background is in critical care nursing, nursing supervision and emergency department management. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Wright State University in Ohio and her master's degree in health administration from Ohio University.
About BayCare BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit www.baycare.org.