SIM office staff

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Barbara Martin, Director
Barbara Martin, Director (Email)

Barbara Martin, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, MPH, has more than 15 years of clinical and leadership experience in healthcare delivery, care coordination, and working across complex systems of care.  She received her master’s degree in public health in 2013 to focus on population-based policy and systems change work to enhance and improve systems of care delivery.

Ms. Martin has been engaged with the SIM initiative since 2013. She served on the core SIM team during the grant planning process, and led state public health efforts to implement population health strategies to support SIM as director of the Health Systems Unit at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

She joined the SIM office in 2015 as director of the Transforming Clinical Practices initiative (TCPi), to lead statewide efforts to build a program that helps clinicians and practices transition into new care delivery and payment models. She stepped in as interim director for SIM in March 2016 and was promoted to the director role in September.