Diana R. Jolles

El Rio Community Health Center

Diana R. Jolles began as a National Health Service Corp Scholar in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas at Holy Family Services Birth Center. There, she was mentored in public health innovation, appropriate use, quality measurement and implementation science. Jolles is recognized as a national leader, largely for her development of the Denver Health Medical Center inpatient midwifery service and her directorship of the Family Health and Birth Center in Washington, DC.  As faculty for Frontier Nursing University, Jolles teaches innovation, quality improvement and healthcare finance.  As a scholar, her research includes evaluation of unwarranted variation in NQF endorsed quality measures within populations of Medicaid beneficiaries.  Jolles works at El Rio Community Health Center in Tucson Arizona where she attends families at El Rio’s Birth and Women’s Health Center and Tucson Medical Center.

My Sessions

Getting Maternity Care Right for All Women and Newborns

Statler A/B

This policy panel presents maternity care as a large clinical area that is foundational for population health with major opportunities for better outcomes and spending through Right Care. A baby is born every 8 minutes in the US, and 23% of those discharged from hospitals are childbearing women and newborns. They account for 5 of […]

High Costs Next Health System

Oral Presentations

Pan American

1) Using patient-oriented evidence that matters (POEMs) to generate potential recommendations for the Choosing Wisely campaign Kenneth Lin 2) Right Care Transformations: 90 Day Rapid Cycle Improvement Exemplars Diana Jolles 3) What, When & How of Cost Conversations Susan Perez 4) The Effects of Physician Organization on the Disadoption of Low-Value Services: Evidence from PSA […]