Stephen R. Grossbart, PhD, is an experienced health care executive with experience as a senior vice president and chief quality officer and chief analytics officer at Mercy Health, Cincinnati Ohio, where he oversaw Mercy’s Center for Patient Safety and Clinical Transformation. His published work has appeared in Medical Care Research and Review, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, Journal of Healthcare Management and Archives of Surgery. In 2012, his book chapter, “Conceptualization and Definitions of Quality,” appeared in Health Care Quality: The Clinician's Primer edited by David Nash, MD, MBA. He has served and co-chaired on multiple National Quality Forum committees, dating back to 2003. In 2013, he was named as one of the 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety by Becker’s Hospital Review.