Qualis Health and HealthInsight Board of Directors
Hugh Straley, M.D., (Chair)Hugh Straley, M.D., has four decades of experience as a clinician and health care executive. After a long career at Group Health (now Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington) in Seattle, Dr. Straley served as chief medical officer for Soundpath Health, a regional organization of local physicians founded for the purpose of providing quality medical care to Medicare beneficiaries. Before retiring as president of Group Health Cooperative and medical director for Group Health Physicians in 2008, Dr. Straley held several positions within the Group Health organization, including associate medical director for quality and research, assistant chief of staff for specialty services, director of hospice and chief of oncology. He currently serves on the Healthier Washington Health Innovation Leadership Network Clinical Engagement Accelerator Committee; the Washington Health Alliance Quality Improvement Committee, where he is a past chairman; and YouthCare, where he is a past president. After receiving a bachelor's degree from Yale University, Dr. Straley earned his medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. He completed both his residency and fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Washington, and is board-certified in both internal medicine and medical oncology.
Kim Bateman, M.D. (Vice Chair)Kim Bateman, M.D., is chairman of the HealthInsight Utah Board of Directors and HealthInsight Management Corporation Board. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah and is a nationally recognized expert in health quality improvement. Dr. Bateman has practiced medicine in Utah for 35 years. He is a past president of the Utah Medical Association, former chair of the American Medical Association Council on Long Range Planning and was selected as Physician of the Year in 1993 by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Bateman is active on state, national and international levels to improve or organize health care. He served on the Utah Health Data Committee and on the Utah governor's task forces on cost containment, rural health systems, graduate medical education and health care payment reform, among others. He is a co-founder of DirectMD and of the Utah Partnership for Value-Driven Healthcare.
Chris Bosse, (Secretary/Treasurer)Chris Bosse is the vice president of government relations for Renown Health. She provides strategic input and direction for developing and leading government relations and associated community relations for Renown. Ms. Bosse is responsible for educating federal and state legislators, and government and community leaders about health care and what issues put Renown's safety net services at risk. Before her government relations position, her roles were mainly finance-focused, and included serving as vice president of finance for Renown Regional Medical Center (at that time, a 538-bed Level II trauma center) and vice president of financial operations for Renown's Integrated Health Network. Ms. Bosse is a certified public accountant, and before joining Renown, she worked for Ernst and Young.
Steve Burgon, J.D.Steven Burgon, J.D., is a member of the health care practice team at Ogden Murphy Wallace PLLC, a multispecialty law firm located in Seattle. Mr. Burgon provides general counsel and specialized legal services to tax-exempt organizations, such as federally qualified health centers, colleges and universities, hospitals, trade associations, educational institutes and other mission-oriented community organizations. He regularly represents tax-exempt organizations in their contracting, restructuring, financing and regulatory compliance activities. Before joining Ogden Murphy Wallace, he was president and founder of Burgon Law Office PC in Kirkland, Washington. He has also been a partner at Miller Nash LLP and at Reed McClure PS, both in Seattle. Mr. Burgon also serves as an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law, where he teaches health law, and as a member of the board of directors of the Washington Poison Center. Mr. Burgon holds a juris doctor from the University of Washington and was a member of The Order of the Barristers. He graduated with honors from the University of Utah, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business management.
William Hogan, MSWWilliam Hogan, MSW, has a sustained record of distinguished health care leadership in government, academia and the private sector, with a particular emphasis on behavioral health. From 2011 to 2017, Mr. Hogan served as dean of the College of Health at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where he led more than 50 graduate, undergraduate, associate and certificate-level programs. Before joining the University of Alaska, Mr. Hogan was a senior fellow for the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority's alcohol and substance abuse initiative, Recover Alaska. He also worked for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services as director of the behavioral health division, deputy commissioner of Family, Community and Integrated Services, and DHSS commissioner. He has held leadership positions at mental health organizations in Alaska, Mississippi, New York and West Virginia. Mr. Hogan also served as chairman of the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center Board of Directors and vice chairman of the Mat-Su Health Foundation Board of Directors. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his Master of Science in social work from West Virginia University.
Richard Kozoll, M.D., Ph.D.Richard Kozoll, M.D., Ph.D., blends his community health center practice with numerous state and local volunteer leadership roles. He has over 40 years of practice and administrative experience addressing the needs of underserved/underrepresented areas of New Mexico. Dr. Kozoll is a past chief executive officer and medical director (1986-1992) for the New Mexico Medical Review Association and has served with HealthInsight New Mexico in support of its programs for many years. He has focused effort on improving the scope and quality of clinical and community prevention practice as well as rural health services. Dr. Kozoll is board-certified in general preventive medicine and quality assurance and utilization review.