Patricia Cook, B.S., R.Ph, HACP, GRCP
Pat Cook is Director of Administrative Services and a Senior Consultant at Courtemanche & Associates. Pat manages Courtemanche & Associate’s business development initiatives and provides consulting services and support. With her extensive healthcare experience, Pat serves as a knowledgeable resource to new and existing clients, helping to guide them through their accreditation and regulatory needs.
Prior to joining the C&A team, Pat’s most recent healthcare experience was serving as System Vice President of Accreditation and Licensure for Barnabas Health where she facilitated numerous successful Joint Commission surveys, Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification surveys, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) surveys, CMS Transplant surveys and state licensing and complaint surveys across the enterprise in many healthcare settings including hospitals, long term care, ambulatory care, behavioral health and home care. In addition to her Accreditation and Licensure experience Pat also has extensive experience in Infection Control and Patient Experience. Utilizing the principles of continuous quality improvement, transparency and collaboration Pat has demonstrated skills in government relations, medical staff relations, leadership and management development.
Pat is a graduate of St. John’s University, Queens New York where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She also holds the following certifications, Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Healthcare Accreditation Professional (HACP), GRCP certified in the OCEG GRC Capability Model and is a Master Trainer in TeamSTEPPS.