Our Story & Vision

UH Quality Care Network was established in 2016 to lead and transform the practice of healthcare through evidence based medicine. The vision of UH Quality Care Network is to lead a clinically integrated network of providers to improve the quality, experience, and cost of healthcare.

From left to right: Valerie Reese, Sandeep Palakodeti, Mark E. Schario, Peter Pronovost, Patrick Runnels, Heather Byrne, Sean Cannone

Corporation Officers

Our Corporation Officers oversee operations of the Quality Care Network

Mark E. Schario, MS, RN, FACHE 

President, UH Quality Care Network
Vice President, Population Health
Responsible for Population Health at the system level including leading the UH Accountable Care Organization, the Medicare MSSP ACO and the UH Quality Care Network. Mr. Schario has 35 years of experience in the health care industry, including senior executive experience in hospitals, physician practice management, clinical integration and accountable care and emergency medical services systems. His clinical background includes emergency nursing, critical care and flight nursing, and service as a firefighter/ paramedic.

Sandeep Palakodeti, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Population Health
Responsible for managing medical and clinical operations for UH Population Health and the Accountable Care Organization, designing/implementing clinical Population Health services and achieving key performance metrics for the UH system, and is accountable for risk-based P&L, among others.  

Patrick Runnels, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, Population Health-Behavioral Health
Driving system-wide efforts to eliminate defects and increase value in mental health and addictions, including leading system-wide coordination of social determinants of health as well as focusing on patient engagement in self management of chronic conditions and wellness. 

David Bonnet, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, High Reliability Medicine
 Dr. Bonnet is a board certified internist with 20 years of experience. From 2002-2012, he was a UH Employed practitioner and hospitalist. As of 2020, Dr. Bonnet returned to University Hospitals to lead the division of High Reliability Medicine and continue to improve value to the patients and communities we serve.

Sean Cannone, DO, CMD 

Medical Director, Post-Acute Care
Dr. Cannone has practiced as a geriatrician in the Long-Term Care setting for more than 20 years. In addition to his responsibilities in managing the University Hospitals (UH) Post-Acute Quality Network (PAQN), Dr. Cannone is the Medical Director for UH Home Care and the UH Care Continues Advanced Practice Provider (APP) group.

Trygve Dolber, MD

Associate Director, Behavioral Health

John Beck


Board of Directors

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UH Corporate Staff

Our Corporate Staff helps maintain daily operations.

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Our Clinical Services Team

Our extensive team of clinical support staff care for patients and provide the highest value to our communities.

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Employee Health

We take special care to ensure our employees are well cared for so they can be at their best when caring for our patients!

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