Sheri Eschete Earns Healthcare Quality Certification

Thibodaux, Louisiana- January 7, 2013 – Sheri Eschete, MT (ASCP), Six Sigma Master Black Belt at Thibodaux Regional, recently earned a designation as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). The NAHQ is a professional association dedicated to the advancement of the profession of healthcare quality and patient safety and the individual professionals working in the field.

To earn certification, Eschete was required to pass a written exam administered by the NAHQ,demonstrating competent knowledge, skill and understanding of program development and management, quality improvement concepts, coordination of survey processes, communication and education techniques, and departmental management.

Eschete has been employed at Thibodaux Regional Health System since 1984 and has been working in Performance Improvement (PI) for the past eight years, where she has coordinated, led and taught PI methodologies such as Six Sigma, Lean and Do-It-Groups (DIGs) in pursuit of healthcare excellence.