Nurse Reviewer Accepts Permanent Position with HealthInsight New MexicoAudrey Salazar, nurse reviewer for HealthInsight New Mexico’s External Quality Review Organization (EQRO), recently accepted a permanent position with the company. Salazar began as a contract employee in 2013.
Salazar is an LPN with 35 years of experience in nursing, including family practice, clinical, and labor and delivery. As a nurse reviewer with the EQRO team, Salazar reviews the Nursing Facility Level of Care (NF LOC) audits and the HEDIS®-like audits.
“I love working with HealthInsight,” said Salazar. “I’ve always admired what HealthInsight represented and I still do, working with the EQRO team.”
Prior to joining EQRO, Salazar worked as a contract review nurse with HealthInsight New Mexico’s local Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) initiative. She came to HealthInsight New Mexico from Presbyterian Healthcare Services, where she worked as a utilization review nurse and a clinical compliance specialist.
“We are very fortunate to have someone with Audrey’s background join the EQRO team,” said Margaret A. White, EQRO director. “Her utilization review experience provides a perspective to our work that we find invaluable.”