Jason leads the Advanced Analytics team at Priority Health that’s dedicated to exploratory analytics and business-case review. He formerly led the quality analytics team conducting HEDIS for the health plan. Prior to that, he worked at Spectrum Health, leading the analytics team responsible for facility revenue-cycle operations. Gillikin earned his degree in moral philosophy from Western Michigan University and has been a proud CPHQ certificant since 2006. He is a former member of the MAHQ board of directors and currently sits on the board of directors for the National Association for Healthcare Quality and on the board of trustees for the Healthcare Quality Foundation. According to Jason, “The CPHQ includes a variety of disciplines that are essential not only to quality improvement but also to other disciplines within health care. My CPHQ certification has made me more attractive to employers and has prompted colleagues to look to me as a source of expertise in various improvement disciplines”.