Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Registered Nurse Kelly Chase of Nisswa has been appointed CRMC’s Executive Director of Primary Care Clinics & Population Health. She will oversee the medical center’s Baxter, Breezy Point, Crosby and Longville clinics in addition to the Scheduling, Care Management and Population Health departments.
Chase joined CRMC in 2018 as a Quality Analyst and was promoted to Director of Care Management and Population Health. She has many years of experience leading large and small teams to improve care delivery for patients. Prior to CRMC, Chase was at Park Nicollet where she provided leadership in the quality department. She also worked in several leadership positions at the University of Minnesota Physicians, primarily focused on solid organ transplant and associated specialties.
The executive director holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and is completing a Master of Health Care Administration program. She also has completed training in quality improvement, Lean-Six Sigma Green Belt and program management and is certified in Healthcare Quality.