Tierney Giannotti is the Senior QI Manager of Population Health at the Weitzman Institute, the research and innovation arm of Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC). Tierney joined the Institute in 2014 and works in the Quality Improvement Department, interfacing with CHC’s clinical care team to improve patient care. Most recently Tierney is responsible to ensure the ongoing transformation of CHC’s approach toward population health. In this role she works closely with the QI team, Business Intelligence, Finance and Clinical Leadership to develop strategies to track and monitor performance and to use data proactively to drive organizational change.
Prior to joining CHC, Tierney worked at UConn Health Center in the Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities for five years. There, she coordinated the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities grant, helping to train the next generation of leaders in a variety of disciplines to work with children with disabilities. Her work also focused on improving systems of care for children with autism spectrum disorder and their families including serving as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Act Early Ambassador for Connecticut, promoting their “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” campaign. As a former data analyst turned project coordinator turned senior research associate at Qualidigm, Tierney was steeped in quality improvement and data analysis for ten years, with a particular specialization in the Medicaid population. She received a bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Masters in Public Administration from New York University.