OSF Saint Francis Medical Center has named Cassy Horack Vice President, Quality and Safety. She replaces Mike Cruz, MD, who served in the role before being named president of the medical center earlier this year.
Horack, of Chillicothe, will oversee the Quality, Safety, and Clinical Analytics Departments, Infection Control and Risk Management. She is accountable for all infection prevention activities, public reporting, meeting regulatory requirements, and Joint Commission accreditation readiness for OSF Saint Francis.
Horack began her career as a pediatric nurse in 1990 and most recently served as the Director of Quality and Safety/Patient Safety Officer for OSF Saint Francis. Horack earned her bachelor’s degree from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing and completed her Master of Science degree in patient safety leadership from the University of Illinois-Chicago.