June 27, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is proud to announce Stephen O. Easterday will join the NCQA team as Vice President, Quality Solutions Group, on April 25.
“We’re so glad to have Steve Easterday join our team,” said NCQA President, Margaret E. O’Kane. “We expect his experience in both the private and public health care sectors will help us generate new opportunities to advance the quality agenda.”
“The complexity of today’s value-based health care environment challenges organizations to measure, evaluate and improve performance,” said Easterday. “Building on NCQA’s unrivaled expertise in this area, the Quality Solutions Group is uniquely positioned to help clients navigate this complexity as they develop and implement new frameworks for advancing health care quality. I am honored to join NCQA and eager to contribute to the pursuit of its mission.”
Easterday comes to NCQA from Intelliven, where he served as chief operating officer of THRUUE and led major consulting engagements with clients that included AARP. He previously worked for Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) as a leader in its health care strategy and change division. While at BAH, he led a team of 60+ consultants delivering complex strategy, design, stakeholder engagement and change management services for federal health care clients, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Veterans’ Administration.
His leadership experience also includes a role as strategy and business development executive, in which he successfully grew multiple technology and data-centric solutions companies. He began his career at Ernst & Young, providing health care performance improvement services to hospitals and delivery systems across the country.