Drives population health, clinical quality & safety programs. Responsible for the strategic development, planning & control of population health & quality programs & for leading the implementation of the compliant programs at the clinics. Facilitates the development of programs & processes that meet regulatory requirements. Focuses on organization-wide systems & processes for improvement, including clinical population health, quality management, risk management, AR&L & patient safety activities, in collaboration with clinical & administrative personnel. Facilitates health plan assessments of quality programs. Develops strong collaborative leadership relationships with external regulatory agencies and accreditation bodies. Has joint accountability to develop systems & corrective action plans for the facility to meet regulatory compliance.