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Anna is President of Ontario Health’s business unit focused on Quality. Her portfolio encompasses setting provincial quality standards to reduce variation in patient care, making evidence-based recommendations on whether to publicly fund new health technologies, monitoring and reporting on health system performance, and supporting continuous and targeted quality improvement.
Before leading Ontario Health (Quality), Anna was Vice President, Health System Performance for Health Quality Ontario where she oversaw all aspects of the agency’s legislated mandate to monitor and report on system performance, including the expansion of tailored reports to individual clinicians in family practice, long-term care and specialty care to support local improvement in patient care. She also expanded Health Quality Ontario’s routine public reporting of complex information on how well the health system is performing.
Anna previously served as Director, Strategic Policy at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in Ontario. She also spent over a decade in leadership roles in the cancer system where she spearheaded Ontario’s first publicly-reported system performance measurement cancer tool and led cancer system planning, policy development and knowledge management at Cancer Care Ontario, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network, and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.
Anna holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.