HQI Announces New Addition to Board of Directors

September 15, 2017

Health Quality Innovators (HQI) announces the election of David Horrocks to its Board of Directors. HQI serves as the Medicare Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization for Maryland and Virginia and a Practice Transformation Network assisting practices in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia.  

“As a respected health care leader in Maryland, Mr. Horrocks brings a fresh perspective to HQI’s Board of Directors. His knowledge of health IT, health information exchange and long-term care will strengthen our efforts throughout the region,” said Donald A. Glozer, MHA, FACHE, HQI’s President and Chief Executive Officer. 

Horrocks, a Clarksville resident, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CRISP (Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients), the regional health information exchange (HIE) state-designated for Maryland. Previously, he held multiple roles at Erickson Retirement Communities, serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Starting his career in computer engineering, Horrocks worked at both Vis.align, an IT services firm, and AbiliTech, a nonprofit focused on helping people with disabilities gain employment. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, Horrocks holds a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.      


About HQI  

Since 1984, HQI has been leading the way to better health care for providers and other clients by offering expertise in quality improvement, practice transformation, provider payment programs and electronic health record optimization. Better clinical performance, patient outcomes and cost savings are among the results. In addition to its role as the QIN-QIO and the PTN, HQI is a partner in two national Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks. Visit to learn more. 

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