Dee Winter Obtains Certification in Healthcare Quality
Dee Winter, director of performance improvement and compliance at Takoma Regional Hospital, has earned national certification as a Professional in Heath Care Quality.
“This certification raises the standard for healthcare quality professionals by defining excellence,” Daniel Wolcott, Takoma’s president and CEO, said. “We are very proud of Dee for obtaining this important certification that recognizes professionalism, expertise and excellence.”
The certification process examines data collection, performance measure and improvement, and patient safety procedures, among many other things.
Winter, who also is director of medical staff services, has worked at Takoma since 2003. She is a licensed practical nurse, received her Microsoft Office Specialist certification in 1995, and earned her Black Belt in Six Sigma in 2002.
The Healthcare Quality Certification Board, the only accredited international healthcare quality certification, improves the quality of healthcare by advancing the theory, practice and development of diverse quality professionals.