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Wednesday August 15, 2018
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February 2018 - Volume 14 - Issue 8

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SFHEF's Member Spotlight February 2018

Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes, MD, MBA, FACHE
Member-At-Large
2018 Board of Directors
 
Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes joined MEDNAX National Medical Group in 2016 as VP of Quality and Safety to lead all clinical multi-specialty quality and safety initiatives, as well as to facilitate the design and implementation of value based payment models. She also provides oversight for all research, education, and innovation activities that fall under the auspices of the MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety. After receiving her medical degree in Europe, she completed her post-graduate residency and fellowship training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2003, and earned her Executive Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami in 2011. Additionally she holds numerous professional certifications: Finance from Harvard Business School, Negotiation from Harvard Law School, Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Patient Safety Officer by the International Board Federation of Safety Managers, Master Black Belt in Lean and Six Sigma Management, Professional in Healthcare Quality by the National Association of Healthcare Quality, Manager for Quality and Organizational Excellence, by the American Society for Quality, and Certified Risk Management Professional by the American Society for healthcare Risk Management.
 
Prior to joining the MEDNAX team, Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes held several leadership roles within the academic, corporate and not-for-profit arena. She lead quality and safety efforts in a large multicenter academic healthcare system, most recently serving as the Chief Patient Safety and Quality Officer, Chief of Compliance and Quality Assurance, Medical Director of Clinical Research Trials and Medical Director-Managed Care. She has extensive experience in designing and implementing numerous quality, safety, educational and compliance initiatives in the clinical, research, administrative and financial healthcare setting. Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes also had the opportunity to apply her expertise in value and risk based based contracting, quality assurance, pay for performance models, governmental and commercial quality reporting functions, and has provided oversight for state and federal audit preparation, licensing and certifications processes as required by NCQA, CMS or Joint Commission. Her dual degrees in medicine and business administration, with specialization in healthcare management and policy have allowed Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes to translate complex legislative and regulatory guidelines into clear, actionable innovative strategic plans.
 
Throughout her career, Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes has been an active member or served as Chair for numerous professional Committees, Council or Boards. She has taught a series of post-graduate level courses and received several awards. She holds two ABMS board certifications, and is engaged with several professional organizations and societies, including the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society, Healthcare Financial Management Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, and American Health Information Management Association. In 2018 she was elected to the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum as a Member-at-Large.
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