CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has selected Lisa Slattery as vice president of quality management for all lines of business.

In this role, Slattery will lead BlueCross’ clinical quality programs and further develop data driven strategies to augment provider collaboration efforts and member engagement. Slattery will also direct the strategic efforts of BlueCross’ accreditation processes. She will report to Dr. Andrea Willis, chief medical officer for BlueCross.

"Lisa’s background in compliance oversight, quality management and patient care will be instrumental in driving our quality efforts," said Willis. “She is a proven leader with a focus on aligning our strengths and resources to provide the best outcomes for members.”

Slattery most recently served as chief quality and compliance officer with MedHOK Healthcare Solutions, LLC, in Tampa, Fla. There she developed business partnerships and provided oversight for clinical, quality and compliance software modules.

Prior to joining MedHOK, she was senior vice president and chief quality officer of Health First, Inc. and Health First Health Plans. She’s also served with Health First Health Plans as vice president of quality and integrated care; director of quality and accreditation; accreditation administrator, and rehab services coordinator. Additionally, she’s worked in patient care as a physical therapist and wound care specialist.

Lisa received bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and biochemistry from North Carolina State University. She received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Florida and earned a Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification from Villanova University.