Denise Irizarry is a Compliance Consultant with Chartis Clinical Quality Solutions. She brings more than 35 years of consulting and healthcare experience to the firm. She is an authority in healthcare quality, performance improvement, and patient safety science. Her expertise also includes lean facilitation, supervisory skills, clinical transformation, regulatory compliance, and emergency services operations.
Prior to joining the firm, Denise was Chief Nursing Officer of an Alaskan rural health system serving Alaska Natives. She also served as a Quality and Compliance consultant for over 10 years at both large and small healthcare systems. Denise is a veteran USAF Nurse Corps Officer, having served 23 years on active duty.
Denise received her Doctor of Nursing Practice in outcomes performance from Loyola University Chicago, her Master of Education in adult education from the University of Oklahoma, and her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Central Florida.