Judi L. Olnick, CPHQ
Senior Risk & Safety Consultant
Judi L. Olnick, CPHQ, has more than 30 years of experience working in the areas of healthcare quality, patient safety, and risk management. A Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Judi educates and assists with matters including risk assessments and recommendations, safety programs, quality plans, and related performance improvement measures.
Judi has extensive experience working as a consultant to healthcare clients providing risk reduction and prevention advice, strategies, and education and assisting with risk evaluation and risk mitigation. Judi’s prior experience in the acute care hospital environment includes positions as Director of Risk and Quality Management, Patient Safety Officer, and Regulatory Compliance Officer. In these positions she developed and maintained risk management, performance improvement, and patient safety programs. Additionally, she provided administrative leadership by Chairing Risk Management, Safety, and Performance Improvement Committees as well as serving on a host of medical staff and administrative committees including Ethics, Infection Control, and Institutional Review Board. She has extensive experience in safety and risk mitigation strategies in the physician office setting having conducted hundreds of practice risk assessments providing recommendations and strategies for improvement in patient safety, risk, and quality of care.
Judi is involved in numerous organizations, including the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management and the Central Pennsylvania and National Associations for Healthcare Quality. She has served on the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania’s Patient Safety Ad Hoc Work Group and the Risk Management Steering Committee of CHART Services, Inc. She is a Past President of the American Cancer Society Mifflin-Juniata Unit and Board Member of the Lewistown, PA Abuse Network. Presently, she serves as Quality Improvement Advisor to Fame Emergency Medical Services, Lewistown, PA.
Central Pennsylvania Business College, Associates Degree in Medical Records Technology, 1981
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), 1988
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
Central Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Risk Management
National Association for Healthcare Quality
Central Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality
Fame EMS Quality Improvement Committee Consultant
Risk Management Steering Committee, Chart Services, Inc., Former Member
Hospital Association of Pennsylvania Patient Safety AdHoc Work Group, Former Member
American Cancer Society – Juniata Unit, Past President
The Abuse Network, Past Board Member
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