Profile: Danielle Watford

Danielle Watford, MS, MS-IO, CME-OE, has dedicated her career to the improvement and sustainability of Maine’s long-term care providers. Currently serving as the Director of Quality Improvement and Regulatory Affairs for Maine Health Care Association, she has committed to serving as a resource for providers with an expertise in quality improvement, regulatory application, and advocacy. She holds a master’s degree in both clinical psychology and industrial organizational psychology and has served as a nursing home and assisted living resource throughout the state. Ms. Watford has sixteen years’ experience in long term care quality with an expertise in QAPI implementation, LTC quality measures, and an overwhelming and somewhat twisted love of data and data reporting strategies. She is LEAN SIX SIGMA green belted and is certified as a Manager of Quality in the category of Organizational Excellence. To reach Danielle via email: