Vice President Quality/Performance Improvement at Nebraska Methodist Health System
Ann Polich, MD is the vice president of quality/performance improvement, having joined the Methodist Health System organization after a 10 year stint with the Nebraska Western-Iowa VA Health Care System. Since 2008 she was the associate chief of staff for patient safety. Dr. Polich oversees Methodist Health System’s quality, risk, lean, and population health departments as well as episode based payment initiatives. Dr. Polich graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and completed her residency training in internal medicine at Creighton University. In past roles, Dr. Polich has worked as a primary care physician in Kansas, served as SW medical director for the KU School of Medicine, and led quality initiatives at the VA in Nebraska. Notable accomplishments for Dr. Polich include service on the BCBS of Nebraska Quality Board, the Nebraska Hospital Association, and the Coalition Rx Board.