Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Lafrenz utilizes her over 20 years of clinical, administrative, regulatory and consultative experience to improve the Daiya Healthcare teams delivery and quality of services.
Before joining Daiya Healthcare, Ms. Lafrenz served as the Vice President of Clinical Services for North American Healthcare from 2008-2019. Chris is currently serving on the Washington Healthcare Association SNF Quality and Regulatory Executive Advisory Committee and the Washington State DOH EQUIP (Education, Quality and Infection Prevention) steering committee. She has also served as a Senior Examiner on the Board of Examiners for the American Health Care Association's (AHCA) Quality Improvement Award.
Her depth of knowledge and breadth of experience have made her a sought after resource and advocate for facilities facing regulatory disputes, as well as providing review and testimony for attorneys facing litigation.
Chris has traveled extensively to all continents but one, giving her a multicultural perspective and knowledge with sensitivity about how various nationalities treat their retiring and acutely recuperating family members. She was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest for which she has made her current home. She enjoys scuba diving, continued travels and spending time with family and friends.