Barbara Quinn is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 20 years of nursing experience. She uses evidence-based practice and the science of process improvement to influence healthcare workers and improve patient outcomes. Barbara currently works in the Quality and Safety Department at Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, California where she educates, consults, and performs nursing research. Barbara has conducted original research on the prevention of hospital-acquired pneumonia and has co-authored several publications. She is a frequent local and national presenter.