As Associate Director of Practice Transformation with PBGH’s California Quality Collaborative (CQC), Kristina Mody leads technical assistance design and delivery, working directly with delivery system partners to transform clinical practices, including behavioral health integration into primary care and chronic condition management using virtual care. In her role, she plans and implements programs ranging from multi-year improvement collaboratives to day-long trainings, leveraging adult learning principles as a Certified Dialogue Education Practitioner. She also serves as an improvement coach for participating health care delivery organizations and their improvement teams to support them as they advance toward high-value, patient-centered advanced primary care.
Kristina brings a wealth of experience creating technical assistance that meets the needs of health care quality leaders, especially those working with underserved patient communities. She previously served as Senior Manager, Care Redesign for PBGH’s Care Transformation team. Prior to joining PBGH, Kristina was Senior Program Associate at the California Health Care Safety Net Institute, where she designed and implemented technical assistance for public hospital/health care systems participating in statewide quality improvement efforts under the Medi-Cal 2020 waiver. Before the Safety Net Institute, Kristina worked at Kaiser Permanente, providing program management on a national level for the Meaningful Use health IT project and on a regional level for The Permanente Medical Group’s compliance department.
Kristina earned her M.P.H. and B.A. in English and History from the University of California, Berkeley. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and exploring California’s parks and beaches with her husband, son and dog.