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Sharp HealthCare names Amy Adome to oversee patient care quality

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Amy Adome, M.D., M.P.H., has been named senior vice president of clinical effectiveness for Sharp HealthCare.

In her new role, Adome is responsible for leading efforts to maintain and improve the quality of patient care across the Sharp system, which includes four acute care hospitals, three specialty hospitals and two affiliated medical groups.

Adome will work with a variety of groups within Sharp including clinical research and physician services, institutional review board, continuing medical education, service lines and performance improvement, to name a few. In addition, she will work collaboratively with physicians, nurses and health professionals to develop, define, and deliver quality patient care, using quality assessment and monitoring techniques.

For the past six years, Adome served as the vice president of quality and safety at Mary Washington Healthcare, a nonprofit regional system comprised of two hospitals and 28 ambulatory health care facilities and wellness services in Fredericksburg, Va. Prior to that, she was the director of quality management at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y.

Adome received her master's degree in public health from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, and her medical degree from Makerere University in Uganda.

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