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Trudy Bearden, PA-C, MPAS, PCMH CCE


Senior Consultant

Trudy Bearden provides comprehensive technical assistance to sites pursuing practice transformation. Her consulting expertise extends to health information technology, HIPAA, and the EHR Incentive Programs.

Prior to her position at Qualis Health, Ms. Bearden served for five years as Clinical Manager, Quality Coordinator, and Clinical Instructor at the Idaho State University Family Medicine Residency, where she led the implementation of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model of Care as part of the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative.

Having spent many years as a Clinic Administrator, Quality Coordinator, and Transformation Team Lead, Ms. Bearden understands the challenges and competing demands practices face when trying to implement practice transformation changes. She is an NCQA PCMH Certified Content Expert.


Areas of Expertise

  • Assessment and planning for practice transformation
  • Practice transformation curriculum and content development
  • Collaborative design and learning
  • Team development
  • Quality improvement, process improvement, and Lean training
  • Change management
  • EHR Incentive Programs
  • NCQA PCMH Recognition