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Education

Specialization:

Health Care; Organizational Management; Health Policy; Government Affairs

Biography

Dr. Farquhar is the Vice President of Quality, Research and Measurement for URAC an independent, nonprofit organization which is a well-known leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation, education, and measurement programs. Through this position Dr. Farquhar strategic oversight and must oversee the work of the quality, research and measurement department that includes convening stakeholder committees and task forces for input into performance measure selection, data collection and analysis of client performance, reporting on the quality of client services and developing various methodologies to improve the quality of products offered by URAC. With over 33 years in the health care industry, Dr. Farquhar developed an aptitude and passion for the quality measurement and health care policy. As a result Dr. Farquhar started as a Health Scientist Administrator for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She then progressed to be Senior Advisor of the Quality Indicators Initiative, and eventually the Vice President of Performance Measures for the National Quality Forum, the first nurse to hold that position. As an expert in her field, Dr. Farquhar speaks in universities and conferences on the field of quality, performance measurement, nursing and public policy. Dr. Farquhar credits her success to her passion for helping people and the opportunity to be able to combine both her health care and business expertise in the most optimal way. In the future, Dr. Farquhar will be completing her six sigma certification which will further help URAC grow. In her free time Dr. Farquhar is an avid supporter of The Humane Society of the United States, the ASPCA, the Art League of Ocean City Center for the Arts and the Nature Conservancy. As a business professional Dr. Farquhar is looking to connect with other health care professionals in an exchange of knowledge and ideas.

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Norwalk, California
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Sylvania, OH
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Cincinnati, OH
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Agency Director
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Principal
Belvedere British School - Abu Dhabi
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Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University
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London,
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Architecture & Planning
Lexington, SC
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Technology Industry Professonal Services LLC
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Mexico City,
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LSS Professionals
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Management Consulting
Highgate, London,
Group Legal Director and Company Secretary
Taylor Wimpey plc
Consumer Services
Highgate, London,
Managing Director
Fulcrum Capital LLC.
Financial Services
Whitehouse,
Entertainer
Broadway Century Productions, LLC
Entertainment
Lauderdale by the Sea,
Chairman
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Architecture & Planning
Newport Beach, CA
Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer
Dimensions Healthcare System
Public Policy
Hyattsville, MD
Clinical Solutions Representative
Intuitive Healthcare Solutions
Medical Devices
Ft Worth, TX
President
Templeton & Company, LLP
Accounting
West Palm Beach, FL
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GAL Power Systems
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Toronto, Ontario
Business Owner / Coach
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Engineering Director
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San Jose,
Asst. Director of Pharmacy for Clinical Services
Chambersburg Hospital
Hospital & Health Care
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Owner/Principle
McGrath Media Productions
Hospital & Health Care
San Antonio, TX
Owner
Duncan Hartley Fine Art Photography
Photography
Kendall Park, New Jersey
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The Blasket Group
Management Consulting
Chadds Ford, PA
Attorney
Law Office of Kevin L. Mosley
Law Practice
Little Neck, NY
Founder
Thai Taco
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Ventura, CA
VP, Application Manager
TD Bank
Banking
Wells,
Chairman & CEO
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Plastics
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Assistant Headmaster/Director of Athletics
Piedmont Academy
Education Management
Monticello, GA
Associate Director for Environmental Microbiology (retired)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Government Administration
Chamblee, GA
General Manager
ACTenviro
Environmental Services
Sunnyvale, California
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To Catch the Light of Peace Let Freedom Ring, Inc.
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New York, NY
Owner, Inventor, Co-creator
Quantum Sound Therapy
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Port Saint Lucie, FL
SVP and Chief Medical Officer
Nebraska Medicine
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SUNY Broome Community College
Higher Education
Binghamton, NY
Reasearch Associate
University of Maryland
Research
College Park, Maryland
President
Southeastern Bible College
Education
Birmingham, Alabama
Pastor
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Seminole, FL
President
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Law Practice
San Jose, CA
Professor of Education - Retired; Real Estate Investor
Richland College of the Dallas County Community College District; Self-Emplyed
Higher Education
Sachse,
Principal
Avison Young
Real Estate
Vancouver,
Gynecologic Sonologist
North Shore LIJ Health System
Hospital & Health Care
Great Neck, NY
CEO
Vet Fed Resources, Inc/ Martin Blank Assoc. LLC
Information Technology and Services
Alexandria, VA
Managing Deputy Regional Director of Southern Africa
CARE International
International Affairs
Atlanta,
Founder and CEO
KaliTlacica
Management Consulting
Temp, AZ
Security Design Specialist
Austin Water Utility
Utilities
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CDO
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Marketing and Advertising
Philly, PA
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Compliance Matters LLC
Financial Services
New York,
Shareholder
Meier, Bonner, Muszynski, O'Dell & Harvey, P.A.
Law Practice
Apopka, Florida
Mediator
Stout Mediation Services
Legal Services
Palo Alto, CA
Criminal & Traffic Defense Trial Lawyer
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Legal Services
Miami, Florida
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O'Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC
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Stamford, CT
Conductor, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Pianist
Banda Sonora
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Cepo, CT
Environmental Specialist
Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning
Environmental Services
Qatar, CT
Chairman and CEO
Taylor Capital Group
Environmental Services
Northbrook, IL
Executive Director of Process Technology
Fluor Corporation
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Managing Partner/Shareholder
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Denver, CO
Professor
Tecnológico de Monterrey
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San Pedro, CO
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Fairfield, Connecticut
Director
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Construction
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High Tech Innovations, LLC
Information Technology and Services
Milburn, NJ
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Medical Devices
Humlebaek, NJ
Foreign Service Officer
USAID
Government Administration
Washington, DC
Senior Vice President/Partner
Aon
Human Resources
Wickatunk, NJ
Corporate Project Director, Large Projects
ABB
Engineering
Sugar Land, TX
Sole Proprietor/Writer/Editor/Contributing Feature Writer
A. Communication Service/Sceneazine Magazine
Writing and Editing
N. Augusta, South Carolina
Senior Wealth Advisor
Insight Private Advisors
Financial Services
Flemington, NJ
President
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Design
Tulsa, AZ
President
KHovnanian Southern California
Real Estate
Tulsa, CA
Concert Pianist and Conductor
Kenn Gartner Concerts Inc.
Music
San Rafael, CA
Partner
Cavanaugh, Biggs & Lemon P.A.
Law Practice
Topeka, Kansas
General Superintendent
Chicago Bridge and Iron
Construction
Dayton, TX
Aircraft Production Controller
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS
Military
Plumas Lake, CA
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Retail Inkjet Solutions, Inc.
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Santee, CA
President
Groupe conseil Stratégis
Consulting
Montreal, Quebec
Consultant
Steven A. Horn Consulting
Management Consulting
Nanaimo, Brtish Colombia,
Partner
Sager Legal Advisors LLP
Law Practice
Vancouver,
OPERATIONS MANAGER
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Law Practice
Vancouver,
Founder
Chicago Compass Counseling, LLC
Consulting
Chicago, Illinois
CEO and Practice Manager
Northeastern Anesthesia
Medical Practice
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Attorney
Storer & Miner, PLLC
Law Practice
Middletown, Idaho
CEO
High Tek Computer Solutions S.A,
Technology
Mexico City, DIF
Executive Director
In Step Seniors
Non-Profit
Washington DC, WA
Consultant Gender mainstreaming and Rural empowerment
CODERSA
Renewables & Environment
Guatemala City, WA
CEO
IMMERGE
Marketing and Advertising
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Executive director
Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region
Non-Profit
Kitchener Ontario, Colorado
CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer)
Cinepolis
Entertainment
Cd. Satelite, MEX
Branch Lead
Intelligent Software Solutions
Entertainment
Colorado Springs, CO
Executive Vice President
Symbionce LLC
Accounting
Cleavland, Tennessee
Partner / CMO
EY / Ernst & Young
Accounting
New York, New York
VP & General Counsel
Project Management Institute
Non-Profit Organization Management
Swarthmore , Pennsylvania
Managing Director CFO
Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG
Nanotechnology
Karlsruhe, Pennsylvania
Executive Director
Idaho Lions Sight and Hearing foundation Inc.
Non-Profit Organization Management
Boise,
Chief Executive Officer
Arkansas Sheriff's Youth Ranches
Non-Profit Organization Management
Statesville, Arkansas
Attorney
Touby, Chait & Sicking, PL
Legal Services
Cloral Gables, FL
Chair, Information Technology and Cybersecurity
Marymount University
Education Management
Arlington,
Partner; Managing Director
Krane Fund Advisors, LLC
Financial Services
Irvine, California
Senior Partner
Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP
Law Practice
Irvine, California
Attending Radiation Oncologist
City of Hope (COH)
Medical Practice
Monrovia, CA
Controller
Mallah Furman & Company PA
Accounting
Miami, FL
Managing Principal
Palisades Capital Realty Advisors
Real Estate
Pacific Palisades, California
President
Garden Solar LLC
Renewables & Environment
Ashburn, VA
CEO
Azimuth Energy
Oil, Gas, Energy
Houston, TX
Director- Principal
Ami Foundation
Education Management
Kirkkonummi,
Consulting Engineer
Cosgrove Computer Systems Inc.
Computer Software
Playa del Rey, California