Isis Montalvo, MBA, MS, RN, CPHQ
Costa Mesa, CA
Isis Montalvo is an outcomes driven healthcare executive with expertise in nursing quality, business management, program development, healthcare policy, and education.
Before joining HMA, she served as vice president of medical management for Aetna Better Health® of California where she focused on managed care in Medicaid. With 33 years of experience as a nurse, as well as executive leadership and consulting experiences, she is a well-rounded, passionate, and patient-centered professional.
While serving as director of the National Center for Nursing Quality at the American Nurses Association, she was responsible for strategic planning and business development, which included advocacy, education and conference planning, publications, and product growth.
Focused on policy and quality at the forefront of nursing and healthcare, Isis has provided testimony to the Senate Finance Committee on value-based purchasing and has planned for and co-edited four books on nursing quality improvement and outcomes.
In addition, she has served in various roles leading teams, advancing strategic agendas, and improving services and patient safety. Isis is a collaborative leader with a focus on education, clinical and business optimization, and cross-functional teams and projects.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia Union College, a Master of Science in Administration of Nursing Services from The University of Maryland, and a Master of Business Administration in General Business Administration from The University of Baltimore. She is a registered nurse licensed in both California and Maryland.
Isis loves to make cards and scrapbook. She and her wife, Natalie, live in San Diego with Athena, their 9-month-old hound/shepherd rescue.