Frost has over 25 years of experience in laboratories and
administrative duties in the healthcare field. She started her
career in healthcare by earning a Bachelor of Science degree in
Medical Technology from the University of North Dakota and
continued her education with obtaining a Master's in Business
Administration from Baylor University.
In her current role as Senior Vice President, Quality and
Laboratory Services, Mary oversees quality for all the federated
laboratories including preparation of quarterly Balanced Scorecard
reports and promoting a culture of continuous readiness for
accreditation inspections working with the laboratories to identify
best practices, etc.; she is also member of the Corporate
Compliance Committee. Mary also serves as the liaison between the
executive team, corporate Information Technology and the federated
laboratories. In addition, she is the Project Manager for a variety
of corporative initiatives.
Prior to joining the Sonic Healthcare team, Mary worked in key
positions at St. David's Medical Center in Austin including
Director of Laboratory Services, Respiratory Therapy, Non-Invasive
Cardiology, Hyperbaric Medicine, and Administrative Director. She
served as the Joint Commission Coordinator and actively
participated in Joint Commission, Corporate Quality Review Surveys
and other regulatory surveys and investigations that included
education of Board Members, executives, management team and staff.
During her time at St. David's, Mary actively participated in and
chaired a variety of committees, such as the Facility Ethics and
Compliance Committee, Health Information Management task force,
Customer Service, Leadership Development, and Operations Council.
She successfully led her team through multiple CAP inspections, LIS
conversions, lab renovations, and other hospital related projects.
In addition, Ms. Frost also served as the project manager for the
implementation of eMAR (electronic Medication Administration
Record) for the hospital system.