Terrisca Des Jardins, MHSA
- Executive Director, Center for Health and Research Transformation
- Lecturer, Health Management and Policy
Terrisca Des Jardins is a seasoned, award-winning and nationally recognized executive, with nearly 30 years of experience in health care. She has served non-profits, for-profits, government and philanthropic entities, as well as payers, purchasers, providers, consumers, universities, and cross-sector partnerships, among others. As a strategic and compassionate leader, she advances organizations, innovative initiatives, and scalable programs to better individual, community, and population health. Des Jardins is executive director of the Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT) at the University of Michigan. She leads CHRT's vision, strategy, advancement, and operations.
- MHSA, University of Michigan, 2000
- BA, Political Theory and International Relations, Michigan State University, 1996
Successful approaches and innovation in risk-based, value-based health care programs and organizations. Addressing social determinants of health in health care settings and across sectors.Creating conditions of wellness and health for communities through cross sector collaboration.
Schmid, A., Des Jardins, T., Lehmann, A., (July 2021) Innovative Payment and Care Delivery Models: Accountable Care Organizations in the USA, In: Amelung V., Stein V., Suter E., Goodwin N., Nolte E., Balicer R. (eds) Handbook for Integrated Care, Springer International.
Des Jardins, T., Drone, S.A., Hashisaka, S., Hazzard, J., Hunt, S.B., Massey, K., Rein, A., Schachter, A., Turkse, S. (May 2016) Leveraging Health IT to Reduce Disparities in Three Underserved Beacon Communities. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27 (2): 377-385.
Des Jardins, T., Drone, S.A., Hashisaka, S., Hazzard, J., Hunt, S.B., Massey, K., Rein, A., Schachter, A., Turkse, S. (August 2015) Patient Engagement and Activation in Three Underserved Beacon Communities. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 26 (3): 777-783.
Des Jardins, Terrisca R. (2014) The Keys to Governance and Stakeholder Engagement: The Southeast Michigan Beacon Community Case Study, eGEMs (Generating Evidence and Methods to improve patient outcomes): Vol. 2: Iss. 3, Article 2.DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13063/2327-9214.1068.
Allen, Claudia; Des Jardins, Terrisca R.; Heider, Arvela; Lyman, Kristin A.; McWilliams, Lee; Rein, Alison L.; Schachter, Abigail A.; Singh, Ranjit; Sorondo, Barbara; Topper, Joan; and Turske, Scott A. (2014) Data Governance and Data Sharing Agreements for Community-Wide Health Information Exchange: Lessons from the Beacon Communities, eGEMs (Generating Evidence and Methods to improve patient outcomes): Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 5. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13063/2327-9214.1057.
Allen, Amy, Des Jardins, Terrisca R., Heider, Arvela, Kanger, Chatrian R., Lobach, David F., McWilliams, Lee, Polello, Jennifer M., Rein, Alison L., Schachter, Abigail A., Singh, Ranjit, Sorondo, Barbara, Tulikangas, Megan C., and Turske, Scott A.. Population Health Management. Making It Local: Beacon Communities Use Health Information Technology to Optimize Care Management. doi:10.1089/pop.2013.0084. Online 1/29/14.
Areas of Expertise: Aging, Chronic Disease, Health Care, Health Equity, Health Informatics, Health Policy, Public Health Practice