Kristi Qirici, Fellow (2021-2022)
Kristi Qirici, MHA is originally from Albania. He moved to the United Sates where he attended the University of South Florida and earned his Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences. He then attended George Washington University where he earned his Master of Healthcare Administration.
During his studies, Kristi served on the MHA Student Association Board as Recruitment Chair. Working as an EKG technician early on, Kristi’s interest in healthcare administration sparked when he witnessed a breakdown in communication, ultimately leading to a patient suffering. Kristi was set to improve the workflow and quality of care.
Kristi’s healthcare interest includes operations, process improvement, and strategic planning. Outside of work, you can find Kristi playing volleyball, working on his 350Z, or spending time with family and friends.
During his time at St. Joseph Hospital, Kristi had the opportunity to work in-depth on the following projects:
- Interim Department Manager
- Project Management – Exposure to projects with varying expected levels of responsibility
- Strategic Planning – Mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and expansion of service lines
- Workforce Management – Interviewing, onboarding, staffing, and process improvement
- Data & Analytics – Budgets, performance scorecards, KPI’s, and quality metrics
Kristi played in St. Joseph Hospital’s 1st Cancer Survivor’s Kickball Game, which featured a team of 18 Cancer Survivors (Team Alive & Kicking) and 18 St. Joseph Hospital employees (Team One Kick Wonders), which included nurses, doctors, physical therapists, security, environmental services, and more. To read the full article, click here.