Joan Guzik Joins United Hospital Fund as Director, Quality Improvement of the Quality Institute
New York, NY - Joan Guzik has joined the United Hospital Fund as director of quality improvement for the Fund’s Quality Institute, effective January 3. She has extensive experience in quality and patient safety initiatives, most recently as the regulatory coordinator at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville, New Jersey and prior to that as director of quality improvement for the hospital.
Previously Ms. Guzik has also worked as the director of standards at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey, and spent almost twenty years at NYU Medical Center as director, accreditation and standards compliance, administrator of special projects, and director, program development and planning.
She holds an MBA from Boston University and a BS in occupational therapy from Tufts University. She also earned the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) credential from the National Association of Healthcare Quality.
About the United Hospital Fund: The United Hospital Fund is an independent, nonprofit organization working to build a more effective health care system for every New Yorker.
About the Quality Institute: The Quality Institute at United Hospital Fund is working to improve health and health care quality in New York by identifying and spreading best practices, developing the next generation of leaders, and helping to achieve consensus on the most effective quality assessment measures and patient engagement strategies.