Using his background in hospital administration and expertise as a data scientist and change agent, Steve works to increase engagement in the company’s comparative data and performance improvement products and services. In addition, he drives the future enhancements of current tools and the development of new tools that will help members improve. Steve spends considerable time with the senior leaders of academic medical centers, providing insights for change in operational, financial and clinical areas.
Meurer has extensive experience in health care administration, including serving as chief quality and information officer at the DeKalb Regional Healthcare System in Atlanta and as vice president of operations and performance improvement at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. He has spent time in increasing roles of responsibility at a number of organizations, including the Orlando Regional Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh Healthcare System and BJC HealthCare. In addition, he has taught quality to graduate students at Loyola University and Rush University in Chicago, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and Temple University.
Meurer holds a doctorate in health services research from St. Louis University, where his dissertation was entitled “Quality Improvement Implementation in Hospitals.” He also holds two master's degrees from the University of Florida and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the College of the Holy Cross.