Sanne Magnan Named New CEO of Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

(January 11, 2011) The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement appointed Sanne Magnan, M.D., Ph.D. as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Magnan was ICSI’s President in 2006-2007 before being appointed Minnesota Commissioner of Health in 2007. While at ICSI, she helped expand ICSI’s focus beyond guideline development and quality improvement activities to include strategic initiatives designed to enhance patient-centered and value-driven health care, which led to the development of ICSI’s DIAMOND program for depression and the statewide initiative to ensure the appropriate use of high-technology diagnostic imaging scans. As Commissioner of Health, she was responsible for implementation of significant components of Minnesota’s 2008 health reform legislation.