2020-2021 CCE Quality Awards: Meet the Winners

The PCMH CCE Quality Awards recognize outstanding Certified Content Experts—or “CCEs—nominated for their work supporting practices through transformation and maintaining PCMH Recognition.

This year the panel selected three outstanding winners.

Bonni Brownlee is a Clinical Practice Transformation specialist and principal consultant at Brownlee Healthcare Quality Solutions. She has 25 years of experience in health program development, operations, quality management and performance improvement, and she has been a PCMH CCE since 2013.

Bonni directs primary care transformation efforts in multiple states, providing expertise in practice redesign supporting PCMH Recognition. She is a trainer on clinic operations, change management and PCMH transformation, and also serves as an NCQA evaluator for the PCMH Recognition program.

Grace Scharf started her PCMH work with Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in 2010 in conjunction with the center’s PCMH transformation. She was instrumental in leading the health center to achieve Level 3 PCMH recognition under the 2008 and 2011 standards.

During her time with NYC Health + Hospitals, she has supported 25 practices to sustain PCMH Recognition, and has successfully led 21 of these practices to continue sustainment under the NYS PCMH standards. Grace has been a PCMH CCE since 2018.  ing year!

Karen Taubert has more than 38 years of progressive clinical and administrative leadership experience in acute, home health, nursing facility and safety net settings. She serves as a NCQA faculty member and has been a CCE since 2013. To date, Karen has coached close to 200 practices to achieve and sustain NCQA PCMH recognition.

Karen is currently a Senior Consultant for Comagine Health, where she provides technical assistance activities related to the company’s medical home consulting engagements.