Dr. J. Nile Barnes, clinical assistant professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice, has been named one of three new appointees to the board of trustees of the TMF Health Quality Institute of Austin.
Barnes is board-certified as a pharmacotherapy specialist as well as a pharmacist immunization provider/instructor. He is residency trained in internal medicine pharmacotherapy and practices at University Medical Center-Brackenridge.
Joining him as new board appointees are Dr. Susan Pike of Georgetown, and Dr. Gary Floyd of Fort Worth.
TMF Health Quality Institute focuses on improving lives by improving the quality of health care through contracts with federal, state and local governments, as well as private organizations. TMF began as a Quality Improvement Organization for Medicare and that is still an important focus. For 40 years, TMF has helped health care providers and practitioners in a variety of settings improve care for their patients.