WCHQ Board of Directors


Kori Krueger, MD

Chief Quality Officer
Marshfield Clinic Health System


Gabrielle Rude, PhD

President & Chief Executive Officer
Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality

Vice Chair

Imran Andrabi, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer


Dirk Steinert, MD

Medical Director, Specialty Care - Quality Ascension Medical Group WI

Immediate Past Chair

Dave Rushlow, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare

Board Members

Peter Bacon

Chief Integration and
Business Development Officer
ProHealth Care

Tim Bartholow, MD

Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
WEA Insurance Corporation

Marilu Bintz, MD

Medical Vice President
Gundersen Health System

Steve Brenton

Senior Policy Adviser Emeritus
Wisconsin Hospital Association

Kristine Bruno, MD

Market Lead - Greater
Milwaukee North,
Primary Care Service Line
Aurora Health Care Medical Group

William Cannon, MD

Medical Director of Quality
Fort HealthCare

Cheryl DeMars

Chief Executive Officer
The Alliance

Christopher Elfner

VP of Clinically Integrated Network
Bellin Health

Jeffrey Kluever

Executive Director
Business Health Care Group

Cathy Mahaffey

Chief Executive Officer
Common Ground Healthcare

Paul Pritchard, MD

VP & Chief Quality Officer
Prevea Health

Jesley Ruff, DDS, MPH

Forward Dental

Julie Schuller, MD

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Christopher Spahr, MD

Chief Quality Officer
Children's Hospital and Health System

Lon Sprecher

Retired President
Dean Health Plan

Mark Thompson, MD

Regional Chief Medical Officer of Physician Integration
SSM Health Dean Medical Group

Jonathon Truwit, MD

Enterprise Chief Medical Officer
Froedtert Health and The Medical College of Wisconsin

Jim VanderMissen

Chief Executive Officer
Primary Care Associates of Appleton


Bud Chumbley, MD

Chief Executive Officer
Wisconsin Medical Society

Brian Potter

Senior Vice President Finance
& Chief Operating Officer
Wisconsin Hospital Association

Julie Mitchell, MD, MS, FACP

Representative for the Alliance of Health Insurers

Dana Richardson

Chief Executive Officer
Wisconsin Health Information Organization

How WCHQ Began

In early 2003, chief executives from Wisconsin health care provider organizations came together to discuss forming a collaborative. Recognizing the importance of performance measurement, these leaders partnered with health care purchasers to create the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ). They started developing a unique set of ambulatory care measures that enable medical groups to collect and report data on all patients in their practice. WCHQ members actively use these measures to drive internal improvement efforts and reach across organizations, sharing their knowledge and learning from the highest performers.

Physical address

301 S. Westfield Rd.
Suite 320
Madison, WI 53717