Chief quality and privacy officer
Jon Popowich currently leads Covenant Health’s quality portfolio, which includes the strategies and operations for quality and patient safety, process improvement, patient relations, health information management, strategic analytics, infection prevention and control, policies and procedures, information access and privacy, professional practice, clinical learning, student placement and libraries. He has held administrative and leadership positions in quality, governance and strategic planning with Caritas Health Group and Covenant Health since 1989. He has also been active in ethics consultation and teaching internally and externally.
Jon’s education includes business studies at the University of Alberta and a postgraduate degree in management from the faculty of social sciences, University of Leicester. He holds certificates in Catholic leadership, ISO 9000 internal audit and business process redesign. He has also served the community in a variety of capacities, including chair of the board of the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton. In addition to pursuing his passion for quality and patient safety, Jon is a published outdoor writer, a climber and an avid photographer.