Pat Teske


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) – University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Master in Health Administration (MHA) – University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

Recent Speaking Engagements:

  • Partnership for Patients – Hospital Improvement and Innovations Network 2016
  • Iowa Hospital Association – Quality Residency Program – October , 2016
  • Illinois Hospital Association – Readmission Reduction Series – 2016
  • Partnership for Patients – Hospital Engagement Network 2.0, Various In-Person and Virtual Presentations – 2015-2016
  • California Association for Healthcare Quality 2015 Annual Conference
  • Avoiding Readmissions through Collaboration: Improving Care Transitions, Various Presentations 2010-2015
  • Partnership for Patients – Hospital Engagement Network Sessions and Boot Camps – 2012-2014
  • Indiana Hospital Association – Annual Patient Safety Day-2013
  • The Institute for Healthcare Improvement – Annual Forum 2011 – Further and Faster
  • The National Patient Safety Foundation – Annual Conference 2010

Committees (Past/Present):

  • California Association of Healthcare Quality
  • Patient Care Assessment Council, Past President, Southern California Division
  • Association of California Nurse Leaders
  • California Association of Medical Staff Services, Past President, San Fernando Chapter

Recent Publications/Reviews:

  • Co-Editor, ALL IN: Using Healthcare Collaboratives to Save Lives and Improve Care
  • Teske, Pat, RN, MHA. (2011). How Hospitals and Their Community Partners are Working Together to Prevent Rehospitalizations.  California Association for Healthcare Quality 3rd Quarter, 12-13.
  • Quote in Press Release. Hospital Collaborative Reduces Readmissions by 11 Percent. The Wall Street Journal. 5/23/13.

Past Work:

  • Catholic Healthcare West – Vice President of Quality Improvement and Care Management
  • Northridge Hospital Medical Center – Senior Director of Quality and Outcomes Management, Medical Staff Affiars