Ms. Rush received her BS in Nursing from Arizona State University and MS in Nursing Administration from the University of Minnesota. She has worked in healthcare for over 20 years in critical care, nursing administration, cardiovascular program development, and leading clinical and operational performance improvement efforts. She is currently the Clinical Program Director for the Cardiovascular Clinical Service Line at Allina Health, which consists of 12 hospitals and over 90 clinics. In 2016, she co-created the Minneapolis Heart Institute Center for Health Care Delivery Innovation which focuses on optimizing care across the cardiovascular continuum through improving population health management, reducing clinical variation, testing new processes of care and payment models, and leveraging cutting-edge technology. The outcome of this work is an engine to reliably drive financial performance, clinical outcomes, and operational efficiency.