Heather Budd is the VP of Clinical Transformation at Azara Healthcare, where she works with practices on clinical transformation projects and embedding the use of data in daily operations. She focuses on team-based care and staff satisfaction using measure performance improvement and healthy team communication as indicators of success. Previously, Heather was the COO at a community health center in Rhode Island. Before that, she was a health IT consultant focused on data aggregation for community health center QI. She also spent five years prior to that at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, starting at the front desk.