Sacred Heart Hospital welcomes Quality Resources Director

Eau Claire, WI – Sacred Heart Hospital is pleased to welcome Julia Van Loo as the hospital’s new Director of Quality Resources. In her role, Van Loo will assume leadership of the Quality Resources department, including oversight of Infection Prevention & Control, Quality Abstraction, and the Clinical Documentation Specialists/Program. Her role will be focused upon quality control and improvement, which involves processes, data, event/complaint oversight, and clinical quality performance improvement.


“On our path to providing high quality Franciscan health care to all people in our community, with a focus upon quality, safety and satisfaction, Julia’s support in this key position will help us achieve even greater performance levels,” said Julie Manas, President & CEO at Sacred Heart Hospital.


Van Loo brings to the role a background in professional nursing, leadership, and quality. She has been an Eau Claire resident for many years. Van Loo began her healthcare career as an optician, and then became interested in emergency care, evolving her career into a nursing education and foundation nursing experience.  From there she served as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves in a combat hospital while working locally as a public health nurse and emergency specialist. Van Loo most recently served as quality supervisor at Community Health Partnership.


Van Loo began her role at Sacred Heart Hospital on January 14.



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About Sacred Heart Hospital

Sacred Heart Hospital is an affiliate of the Hospital Sisters Health System. Since 1889 it has been meeting patient needs in western Wisconsin with the latest medical innovations and technology, together with a Franciscan whole-person healing tradition. For more information about
Sacred Heart Hospital, visit




About Hospital Sisters Health System

Hospital Sisters Health System is a Roman Catholic health care mission founded to continue the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Sponsored by the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care framed in traditional values taught by St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi.  It is dedicated to serving all people, including the poor and the needy, at each of its 13 Local Systems in Illinois (Belleville, Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Highland, Litchfield, Springfield and Streator) and in Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay).  For more information about HSHS, visit