Katherine Brieger RD, CDE

Chief, Workforce Development and Executive Director Planetree Institute, HRHCare

Ms. Brieger has been associated with HRHCare for over 30 years. She is currently the Executive Director of the Planetree Institute and the Chief Workforce Development. In this current position, she is responsible for all programming, training and evaluation of person- centered care. As one of the leading quality metrics for HRHCare, this position is actively engaged in performance improvement. Ms. Brieger leads all staff development in HRHCare under the Planetree Institute. As the first Certified FQHC in Planetree, HRHCare has been committed to person centered care and designing programs which enhance the patient experience. Ms. Brieger is recognized as a National expert in several areas of health care, specifically the area of patient experience, integration of patients in quality programs, diabetes management with the use of CHWs. During the last five years, she has presented to groups including Crain’s, the IOM, PCCC, Health Outreach Partners, and NCQA.