MD, MBA - Chief Quality & Innovation Officer - MEDNAX
As VP of Education, Quality and Safety for the MEDNAX National Medical Group, Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes leads all clinical multi-specialty quality and safety initiatives, facilitates the design or implementation of value based payment models and provides oversight for all research and clinical education activities that fall under the auspices of the MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety. Additional areas of interest and oversight are Clinical Innovation, Medical Simulation, HRO Safety Training and Telehealth.
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.
After completing her post-graduate residency and fellowship training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2003, she earned her Executive Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami in 2011. Additionally she holds several professional certifications: Finance from Harvard Business School, Negotiation from Harvard Law School, Innovation from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, 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.
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.