Vice President, Allina Performance Resources, Health Catalyst
Ross Gustafson leads the function of Allina Performance Resources (APR) at Allina Health. The departments in this area include Enterprise Data Warehouse, Report Writing and Extracts, Clinical Data Analysis, Business Intelligence reporting, Performance Improvement, Regulatory Operations and Library Services. Also included with APR are System Quality and Patient and Employee Safety functions.
Prior to his role of leading APR, Gustafson was the Executive Director of WestHealth, a large Ambulatory facility that is part of Abbott Northwestern – Allina Health, as well as managing multiple physician practices (primary care and specialty) at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. His background is in performance improvement, physician practice management, and healthcare operations.
Gustafson graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. with a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration and obtained his master’s degree in business from St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minn.