April 3-4, 2017 | Boston, MA

Linda Shaughnessy

Director of the Quality Office

Linda Shaughnessy, MBA, is the director of the Quality Office for MassHealth, the Massachusetts Medicaid program. She is a member of the leadership team for MassHealth and the Office of Clinical Affairs, collaborating on the development and strategic direction for quality programs and overseeing the daily operation of quality measurement, improvement and evaluation functions within the MassHealth Quality Office. At MassHealth she has spearheaded the MassHealth Quality Committee and provided leadership to MassHealth’s ACO initiative where she has been a key contributor to the Quality Measurement Advisory Workgroup.

Ms. Shaughnessy has over twenty years of healthcare experience in a variety of health care settings, including hospitals and healthcare systems, commercial payers and government programs.  She has held positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Partners HealthCare and Massachusetts Health Quality Partners. She has particular expertise in quality measurement and management, reporting and payment programs, multi-stakeholder engagement, market planning and business development. 

Ms. Shaughnessy has served on the Center for Health Information and analysis (CHIA) Data Review Committee, Massachusetts Health Care Quality and Cost Council Data Release Review board and other health care quality advisories on public reporting and quality payment programs. Ms. Shaughnessy also sits on the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) Health Plan Council.  She graduated from Babson College with a B.S. in Business Administration and holds an MBA from Northeastern University.


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