Tessi Ross, BSN, MPA, RN, CPHQ, Senior Quality Strategist, currently provides leadership and strategy in the areas of ambulatory quality and transforming clinical practice at Sanford Health. She has over 15 years of experience in healthcare as a Registered Nurse, with over 8 years in quality and case management. She analyzes quality performance data, identifies opportunities to improve outcomes and communicates findings to senior leadership, regional executives, and the Quality & Safety leadership team. Tessi also serves as the Sanford Health program director for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) & COMPASS Practice Transformation Network (PTN). Tessi graduated from Jamestown College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the University of North Dakota in 2014 with a Master of Public Administration – Healthcare Administration degree. She is also a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) and is trained in Lean Six Sigma.