Serafina Health Strategy was founded in 2020 by Dr. Mary Andrawis, PharmD, MPH, CPHQ.
Dr. Andrawis brings unique perspective and a wealth of experience from her training and leadership of various organizations including:
Her skills include patient safety and quality improvement, complex team oversight, program planning, contract management, quality measure and clinical guideline development, negotiation, facilitation, proposal writing, and leadership with expertise in medication safety, data analysis, strategic thinking, and regulation interpretation.
She received the Pinnacle Award in 2016, the highest award in Pharmacy, for her work with the Partnership for Patients (PfP), which resulted in an estimated 87,000 lives saved, 2.1 million fewer patient harms, and $19.8 billion in cost savings. She has nationally recognized communication skills (both written and verbal) and has several publications on quality measures related to medication-related outcomes.
Dr. Andrawis led government negotiations which resulted in more than $100 million in savings to taxpayers.
She also led a team of nearly 55 individuals to achieve substantial results in reductions in patient harm in 1,600 hospitals nationwide. She worked with one hospital system to track and trend rates of adverse drug events and implement interventions that resulted in 65.5% reduction in harm over a ten-month period across 35 hospitals.
Dr. Andrawis is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) and proficient in teaching and applying quality improvement tools (including LEAN, Six Sigma, and High Reliability) including coaching techniques, facilitation, capturing quality measure data, and creating compelling visual displays to drive sustainable improvements in quality. She is a nationally recognized leader in the field of pharmacy and adverse drug event quality measurement.
Serafina Health is relentlessly focused on driving meaningful improvement in health care. We bring genuine passion coupled with hands on experience in large-scale change, applying evidence-based scientific rigor, and clinical knowledge, along with insights into government procurement and contracting.
We are here to support your health care improvement efforts. Reach out to connect. We would love to explore how we can co-create, support, or execute your organization's vision for change.