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Carole S. Guinane

Executive Director - Chief Clinical Officer

Carole S. Guinane, RN BSBA MBA BBSS CPHQ, is the Executive Director for ASC operations at Cedars Sinai. Guinane has extensive experience as the Chief Clinical Officer, Corporate Vice President, Interim President and Vice President levels at health care systems in Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Colorado.

From steering system-wide initiatives and introducing/expanding orthopedic service lines, to leading the charge on opening multi-million dollar ambulatory surgery centers.

She served as Vice President at one of six hospitals in the country to adopt quality improvement strategies as implemented in manufacturing and industry, and the hospital was featured in the book Striving Toward Improvement: Six Hospitals in Search of Quality published by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Guinane has authored and co-authored numerous books and articles on various health care topics, Guinane is the 2020 President for the National Association for Healthcare Quality.