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Patricia A. Rutherford

Vice President at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Patricia A. Rutherford is a Vice President at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). She is responsible for developing and prototyping innovations and new models of care in the following areas:  Transforming Care at the Bedside; Optimizing Care Coordination and Transitions in Care; Clinical Office Practice Redesign (in primary care and specialty practices); and Innovations in Patient- and Family-Centered Care. She was the Project Director for the Transforming Care at the Bedside Initiative (2003-2008), funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and she recently served as the co-investigator for the STate Action on Avoidable Rehospitalizations (STAAR) initiative, funded by The Commonwealth Fund.  Her skills include knowledge of process improvement, innovation, and idealized design; coaching clinicians, staff, and senior leaders in organizations on process improvement; and management of all aspects of large scale performance improvement initiatives.
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