For ten years, Judy Flynn has served as the Vice President Patient Care Quality and the Compliance Officer at Partners HealthCare at Home. In this role she oversees a staff responsible for quality and performance improvement, clinical program development, regulatory compliance and education including point of care computer training. She is actively involved in a variety of Partners Health Systems initiatives focused on readmission reduction, patient safety and improved patient outcomes.
Prior to this role Judy was an Executive Consultant for The Corridor Group (TCG), a national health care consulting firm. During her tenure Judy provided consultation on program development, regulatory compliance, and conducted due diligence on several merger and acquisition efforts. While she worked with agencies across the country her primary client was the largest VNA in the United States.
Prior to becoming a consultant Judy was Vice President of Clinical Operations for NMC Homecare, Inc. a national Home Health, Infusion, Respiratory and Durable Medical Equipment company. There, she had oversight responsibility for development of local and national strategic plans for field operations, ensuring compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements. During her tenure Judy was integrally involved in the development of National Managed Care strategies, Disease Management Programs, Clinical Activity Pathways, National Clinical, Operations and Finance audit tools, and policies.
Judy is a registered nurse who holds a Bachelors in Nursing and MBA in Computer Science. Her publications include contributing author for “Manual of Home Care Nursing Orientation” in addition to articles for Home Health Care Nurse, Coding Pro and Advance for Providers of Post Acute Care. She has served on the Editorial board of Home Health Care nurse, and as Courtesy Faculty, Yale School of Nursing and Clinical Instructor for the MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Damaged Care: The Musical Comedy About Health Care in America, written and performed by Greg LaGana, M.D., and Barry Levy, M.D., has been presented for the past 18 years to a wide variety of health-care and other organizations. In addition, they have performed Damaged Care frequently in New York, Off-Off-Broadway. It highlights issues of concern to healthcare workers, patients, and others, ranging from erosion of the doctor-patient relationship to the corporationization of health care. Damaged Care has been featured in the New York Times and the Boston Globe, on CNN Headline News and ABC Nightline, and elsewhere.