Health System Team Member Named Quality Improvement Membership Chair

RUNSWICK, Georgia: Dec. 20, 2011–Sherry L. Sweek, RHIA, CPHQ, CPMSM, director, Quality Improvement, for Southeast Georgia Health System was recently elected as the membership chair for the Georgia Association for Healthcare Quality. She was also appointed to serve on the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) Best Practice Steering Committee.

Sweek joined the Health System in 2010 and brought with her a wealth of experience in health care quality and performance improvement. Before arriving at the Health System, she was at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, where she was employed for 10 years, the last three as director of Quality Management. Prior to Memorial, Sweek served as a performance improvement coordinator at Clarian Health Partners in Indianapolis, Ind. She earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from Indiana University and holds certifications from the National Association Medical Staff Services, the American Health Information Management Association, and the National Association for Healthcare Quality. She is a member of the National Association Medical Staff Services, the National Association for Healthcare Quality, the Georgia Health Information Management Association, and the American Health Information Management Association.