Sheri Winsper is Vice President of External Peer Review / Clinical Quality & High Reliability (CQHR) with Chartis Clinical Quality Solutions. She brings more than 20 years of consultation and healthcare experience to the firm. Sheri provides service-oriented strategic, operational, and clinical quality and patient safety leadership. At the national, integrated health system, and individual hospital levels, she’s an expert at the design and implementation of innovative methodologies in quality measurement, improvement, and culture of high reliability safety initiatives.
Sheri is a Legacy Board Member of Traffick911, an anti-human trafficking non-profit organization serving adolescents. She has been an Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Improvement Advisor since 2010 and completed the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Care System Reform Fellowship in 2011. Sheri has also served as a panelist for the 2021 National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) related to vaccine equity.
Prior to joining Chartis Clinical Quality, Sheri was Senior Vice President of Quality Measurement for the National Quality Forum (NQF). There, she worked strategically with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), AHA, large health systems, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Veterans Administration, and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) to move quality measurement and improvement efforts toward making care high value for all.
Preceding her tenure at NQF, Sheri served as Chief Quality Officer at Texas Health Resources (THR). In this capacity, she provided system-wide leadership of clinical quality improvement, accreditation and regulatory operations, infection prevention services, and high reliability safety culture and patient safety initiatives. She also oversaw clinical risk management teams across multiple hospitals and physician clinics.
Sheri received a Master of Science in nursing administration and a Master of Science in health care administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. She received a Bachelor of Science in nursing at Oklahoma Baptist University.