Mark R. Chassin | 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety 2017
Mark R. Chassin, MD. President and CEO of The Joint Commission (Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.). Dr. Chassin is the president and CEO of The Joint Commission as well as president of The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, which collaborates with hospitals and health systems across the country to address critical safety and quality issues like healthcare-associated infections, hand-off communications and wrong-site surgeries. He previously acted as founding chairman of Mount Sinai School of Medicine's department of health policy and served as executive vice president for excellence in patient care at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, where he helped implement a nationally recognized quality improvement program.
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