Karen Iapoce brings more than 25 years of clinical and public sector experience to her role as ZeOmega’s Director of Government Solutions/Senior Analyst. Karen honed her clinical experience as a registered nurse before transitioning to healthcare management where she developed a deep understanding of healthcare information technology. She is versed in HEDIS, STARS, and patient safety and quality, and is a published author on topics related to healthcare quality and patient safety. Throughout her career, she has held numerous clinical leadership positions including Director of Clinical Operations for a Medicaid Management Information System, Vice President of Clinical Operations for Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers, Healthcare Administrator for an ambulatory Surgery Center, and Vice President of Quality, Risk, and Patient Safety. Karen holds a Master of Science in Nursing (Informatics) and is a member of the Educational and Professional Development Committee for the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants. Karen continues to practice on a per-diem bases as an MDS Coordinator.