Sarah Switala, M.S.Ed., NCC

Sarah Switala, M.S.Ed., NCC - Quality Improvement Specialist

As a Quality Improvement Specialist, Sarah partners with Rural Health Clinics and Critical Access Hospitals to analyze and streamline processes to improve care coordination, affordability, and patient health outcomes.  Sarah’s focus is the Rural Connectivity Program, a model for health information management and technology infrastructure, shared analytics, and technical support. Prior to joining CRHC, Sarah served as a School Counselor.  She plans to apply her expertise in behavioral health and the use of data to improve student outcomes to facilitate access to comprehensive, high-quality health care for all Coloradans. Sarah earned a B.A. in Psychology from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA.  She earned an M.S.Ed. and a k-12 School Counseling Certification from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and a k-12 Principal’s Certification from the University of Pittsburgh.  Sarah enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, skiing, and most of all, family time with her husband, three boys, and two dogs.