Joanie Ching RN, DNP, CPHQ

Joanie has been working with lean methodology since 2007 and has extensive experience in patient safety, data analytics, quality improvement, and compliance. A doctoral-level nurse, she began her clinical practice specializing in complex pain management, which prompted a deep passion around patient advocacy, incident reporting, and event investigation. Joanie’s commitment to quality and patient safety led to progressive leadership roles across ambulatory care systems, including at University of Washington Medical Center, where she implemented incident reporting systems, event investigations, and pain management campaigns, among other clinical and outreach initiatives.