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A department of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center

Chris Martin, BSN, RN, CPHQ

Director of Quality Management

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  • Oversight of clinical quality, regulatory requirements, Patient Experience, Infection Prevention, and Employee Health
  • Employed at Sarah Bush Lincoln since​​​ 2011​

Key Accomplishments

  • Submission of CMS, TJC, IDPH regulatory requirements; Serving as a resource for data mining and clinical quality projects; EWOL Steering Committee; Chair of Clinical Quality Committee; Performance Excellence Facilitator


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Summa Cum Laude, 2019
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing, Lake Land College, Summa Cum Laude, 2017​
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture/Animal Science, University of Illinois, 1991


  • CPHQ – Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality – National Association for Healthcare Quality - since 2018

Professional Involvement

  • American Nurses Association
  • Illinois Nursing Association


  • Clinical Quality Committee - Chair
  • EWOL Steering Committee
  • Nursing Research Council
  • Nursing Excellence Steering Committee
  • EWOL Action Plan Steering Committee
  • Infection Control Committee
  • Stroke Certification Steering Committee
  • Total Joint Certification Steering Committee​

Personal Note

  • My passion is to provide quality data to our clinical and administrative leaders in order to drive improvement and change in our organization. Equipping our leadership team with the tools they need to light our path to even better patient care is very rewarding.

Contact Information

Sarah Bush Lincoln
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938