Jennifer Sipert, MS-HCQ, CPHQ, RDMS, RVT

Jennifer Sipert, MS-HCQ, CPHQ, RDMS, RVT 

Principal Consultant

Jennifer Sipert is a Principal Consultant for RELIABILITY 4Life (R4L), a unique, high-touch High Reliability group that delivers real High Reliability safety science and life-giving results to their clients. With 20+ years of experience improving reliability in education and the healthcare industry. Prior to RELIABILITY 4Life, Jennifer held positions as a Chief Operating Officer, leadership positions in diagnostic imaging, quality, risk management, patient safety and high reliability. She continues to be the President and CEO of Sound Consulting a RELIABILITY 4Life Solution Partner. Jennifer has impacted the healthcare industry both nationally and abroad. As a Peace Corps member, she shared her knowledge in West Africa and during multiple international medical missions. Her life experiences have shaped her perspective and approach to improving healthcare systems. She is recognized as a thought leader and innovator bringing high reliability solutions to the full continuum of care including non-traditional healthcare providers.

Education & Certifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon in Psychology, Biology minor
  • Master’s degree from The George Washington University in Healthcare Quality
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality credential
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography, holding specialties in Abdomen and OB/GYN
  • Registered Vascular Technologist 

Abbreviated National Speaker Topics

  • Quality 4 the Rest of Us Podcast: “Data Visibility: Lessons in Rural Healthcare”
  • Utilizing Reliability Champions to Achieve a ROI Through Great Catches
  • Walk the Talk: Would You Share Your Daily Safety Huddle Summary with the Entire Organization?
  • Community Youth Services YMCA Panel: Data Transparency in Health Outcomes and Population Health
  • Crossing the Digital Divide: Using Low and High Technology to Activate Student Learning
  • Treatment Utilization and Knowledge Error Prevention: Sonographic Findings of Lactating Adenomas
  • Diagnostic Error Prevention: Atypical Appearances of Benign Breast Lesions

Publications and Recognitions

  • Providence St Joseph Health – Providence had shared a 48% reduction in serious preventable patient harm and 5% increase in safety culture survey for first 35 hospitals over first 5 years in Zero Harm, NOV 2018.)
  • Providence St Joseph Health – “Our results have been striking. Between 2015 and 2018, our rates of infection decreased significantly.” (Spreading at Scale, NEJM Catalyst FEB 2020)
  • “Transparency Initiatives Nurture a Safety Culture at Providence St Joseph Health” (Industry Edge, JAN 2019)