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.
Andrew Croshaw, MBA
Andrew Croshaw is CEO of Leavitt Partners. Mr. Croshaw joined Leavitt Partners at its founding in 2009 and was appointed to his current role in April 2017. He has played an instrumental role in positioning Leavitt Partners as one of the nation’s leading health care intelligence firms. In his current role, he oversees the operational and strategic activities of all Leavitt Partners enterprises.
Previously, Mr. Croshaw served as the president of Leavitt Partners Consulting, overseeing the delivery of consulting services to clients across the country. Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, Mr. Croshaw was a senior executive advisor to Secretary Mike Leavitt at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He managed the overall implementation of a signature department initiative to improve the connectivity, transparency and value of America’s health care system. Prior to serving in the federal government, Mr. Croshaw worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. and Eli Lilly and Co., providing leadership for the corporate Medicare and Medicaid business segments.
Mr. Croshaw earned a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University, where he pursued interests in health care innovation and leadership.