Meredith Johnson is Chief Operating Officer of the Moses/Weitzman Health System. In this role, Meredith directs the overall, system-wide, day-to-day clinical delivery and support functions, leads cross-functional strategic initiatives, and participates in planning for long term growth and stability.
Meredith has experience in Fortune 500 companies, small business start-ups, and healthcare operations. She worked in human resources at Principal Financial Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and interned with the President of Abbott Northwestern Hospital before being selected as Yale New Haven Health’s Administrative Fellow for 2012-2014. Post fellowship, she was named Program Manager and launched the nation’s first Epic Tele-ICU program; the Tele-ICU was awarded the Joseph A. Zaccagnino Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Award at Yale New Haven Health and was featured in the National Symposium on Value Innovation at Yale, the national Epic Users Group Meeting (UGM), and the national Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Most recently she served as Yale New Haven Health’s inaugural Director of Telehealth where she authored the System’s $24 million telehealth business plan.
She graduated from Wartburg College summa cum laude with a degree in Business Administration. She completed subsequent master’s programs in Business Administration (Iowa State University) and Health Administration (the University of Iowa), receiving five named scholarships for academic achievement. She is trained as a Practical Process Facilitator and achieved her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Meredith is an active hot yogi, gardener, house remodeler, Iowa Hawkeyes fan, and proud member of Adrienne’s Circle, a women’s leadership group for healthcare executives.