Duford named head of quality improvement of multi-state behavioral healthcare organization
FHR has announced the appointment of Douglas Duford as its Director of Quality Management and Privacy Officer.
Duford brings more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with a distinguished record in project development, strategic planning, and supporting those with mental illness and other disabilities in both the public and private sectors.
In his role, Duford will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of FHR’s quality management and improvement programs, including the activities of risk management/safety, human rights, performance improvement, outcomes management, clinical documentation quality, HIPAA compliance, and accreditation and licensing readiness.
Prior to joining FHR, he served in a variety of leadership roles, including Program Manager at the State of Connecticut Department of Developmental Services and Vice President of Residential Services at Key Service Systems, Inc. Duford has also worked in a number of direct care positions, assisting those with behavioral, emotional, and physical needs. He holds a B.S. in Psychology from Charter Oak State College.
“I am eager to apply my experience, knowledge, and passion to the programs of FHR, a mission-driven organization,” said Duford. “I look forward to ensuring that those in our services receive the best possible, person-centered care.”
About Fellowship Health Resources, Inc.
FHR (Fellowship Health Resources, Inc.) fosters hope and recovery. We provide behavioral health services to improve the quality of life for individuals living with mental illness and addictions. FHR serves over 4,500 individuals through a person-centered approach across 8 states – Delaware, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia.
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