Committee for Healthcare Improvement Meeting

May 29, 2019 from 8:00 10:00 AM


JOINT Committee for Healthcare Improvement (CHI) and Hearts of Sonoma County Meeting

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Time: 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Location: 1450 Neotomas Ave., Suite 200, Santa Rosa Conference Room, Santa Rosa


1. Welcome & Introductions

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Facilitator: Peter Valenzuela MD, Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods

2. Measles Outbreak/Childhood Vaccines (Presentation and Discussion)

Time: 8:15 a.m.

Presenters: Adrienne Silver MD, Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa; Brian Prystowsky MD, Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods

Objective: Inform members about current efforts and opportunities supporting childhood vaccines.

Action Item: Consider forming a subcommittee to promote vaccine safety and efficacy.

3. Committee for Healthcare Improvement-Hearts of Sonoma County Cardiovascular Care Assessment (Presentation and Discussion)

Time:  8:30 a.m.

Facilitators: Hearts of Sonoma County Leadership Team members; CHI Executive Team members


  • Promote and support greater alignment between CHI and HSC.
  • Confirm direction of Hearts of Sonoma County’s work.
  • Reach consensus on next steps for achieving purpose of assessment.

4. Committee Business

Time: 9:10 a.m.

Facilitators: Peter Valenzuela MD, Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods; Lisa Ward MD, Santa Rosa Community Health

Action Item: Approve minutes from March 20 meeting

Action Item: Approve proposed CHI leadership structure and succession plan

Action Item: Approve interim chair

Community representation on CHI (discussion and next steps)

5. Public Comment

Time: 9:50 a.m.

6. Recap & Adjourn

Time: 9:55 a.m.

Times are approximate.

Presenters are subject to change.

CHI meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to address the committee are invited to speak during the public comment period. For information on access for persons with disabilities or to review materials prior to the meeting, contact Department of Health Services – Health Policy, Planning & Evaluation, 1450 Neotomas Avenue, Suite 200, Santa Rosa, CA 95405,

Contact Information

Lori Houston

Sonoma County Department of Health Services

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1450 Neotomas Ave.

Suite 200

Santa Rosa, CA 95405