Laura Goubeaux is an experienced certified project manager with twelve years of expertise managing budgets, timelines, and resources for large-scale projects in the public health industry. Her background includes the successful completion of several multimillion dollar projects for federal clients, leading cross-functional teams in the areas of HIV/AIDS prevention and Influenza.
At Lantana, Laura is responsible for the overall management of the Hospital Quality Reporting Program Support (HQRPS) contract, which provides support for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its implementation of the Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program and Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP). Laura and the HQRPS team support the mission of the Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO) Program to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, economy, and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries.
I can’t live without:
My boxer, Hayden (Bubba), and macaroni and cheese
I’d like to travel to:
Japan, Thailand, New Zealand, Greece, and Spain
My favorite quote is (please provide attribution if you know it):
“Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” (Unknown)
When you were 8 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?
An FBI Agent; I’ve always loved mysteries and crime stories.
What technological advancement can you not live without?
First, air conditioning, and second, my smart phone (mostly because I have no sense of direction and need the GPS option).