Brittany LaBarreare, MBA, RN
Brittany LaBarreare is a healthcare delivery systems leader specializing in clinical operations, quality assurance and improvement, accreditation readiness and response, care management, and population health development and implementation.
She has years of experience in direct patient care and healthcare administration in ambulatory, long-term, and in-patient care settings. Throughout her career she has led with a very hands-on approach to the daily operations and clinical strategies of these organizations and has developed successful programs and initiatives to improve the delivery of care for those being served.
Prior to joining HMA, Brittany worked for a large Federally Qualified Health Center in Texas where she directed the care management department and population health programs. In this role, she was responsible for designing, implementing and tracking success for an integrated behavioral health program as a part of the 1115 Waiver Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program. She also implemented a comprehensive care management program designed to improve the quality of life and clinical outcomes for high-risk and clinically complex patients. She was responsible for employee relations, staff training, and on-going quality/process improvement.
At the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Brittany developed training curriculums for Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Medicaid waiver programs, as well as the policy, procedures, and training curricula for Texas Health Steps IDD transition population. She worked in collaboration with other state agencies in preparation for the managed care implementation for state recipients. She evaluated the quality and cost effectiveness of services and assessed compliance with Medicaid program service requirements, state rules, and regulations.
Brittany previously had roles at the Austin State Hospital and the Austin State Supported Living Center, where she provided direct nursing care and administrative oversight to individuals with IDD and serious mental illnesses.
Brittany earned her Master of Business Administration with a focus in healthcare management from the University of Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Baptist College of Health Sciences. She is a licensed registered nurse and certified case manager.