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Nancy Fogarty named Director of Quality for CharterCARE Health Partners

Nancy Fogarty has been named Director of Quality and Performance Improvement for CharterCARE Health Partners. Since 2003, she has served in a similar role at Roger Williams Medical Center -- a CharterCARE affiliate. She previously held quality assurance and management roles for St. Joseph Health Services and Lifespan.

A graduate of Providence College with a BS in Health Services Administration, Fogarty is professionally certified in healthcare quality and electronic medical records. She is a member of the Rhode Island chapter of the National Association for Health Care Quality, having previously served in a number of leadership roles including president.

In this new system-level position, Fogarty will be responsible for coordinating performance improvement and quality initiatives supporting operational goals. She will also work with the hospital presidents to develop and implement Joint Commission and other regulatory agency guidelines to promote compliance with performance and quality improvement requirements.

“Nancy possesses strong management skills across several healthcare settings related to quality,” said Lester P. Schidnel, CEO of CharterCARE Health Partners. “Her skill set and experience will be invaluable as we move forward and continue our focus on quality and performance.”

Fogarty is a resident of Harmony.

CharterCARE Health Partners is the corporate parent of Roger Williams Medical Center and Fatima Hospital. It operates a total of 579 licensed hospital beds, employs approximately 3,200 employees and has annual operating revenues of approximately $330 million.