Dr. Steven Douglas Chinn has more than 30 years of clinical and management experience in acute care, behavioral health, ambulatory, and integrated delivery care settings. He is currently the Interim Director of Occupational Health for Stanford Medicine. In his previous role as Chief Accreditation/Regulatory Officer, he oversaw Stanford Health Care’s accreditation, regulatory, and licensure compliance programs. He is a Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Primary Care and Population Health, Department of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine.
Dr. Chinn has had extensive hands-on experience with quality management, patient safety, risk management, medical staff affairs, infection control, and health care inpatient and outpatient operations. He serves as a faculty member for the Joint Commission Resources Department of Education and provides educational presentations on hospital and ambulatory accreditation standards, performance improvement, patient safety, and medical staff issues. He also serves as a consultant working with healthcare organizations throughout the United States, including academic medical centers, community, and rural health organizations, the United States Department of Defense, Veteran Health Administration, and NASA. He has also conducted consultations and educational programs in Europe. Dr. Chinn was formerly a Joint Commission surveyor for the ambulatory, hospital, behavioral health care, and network programs, as well as a health plan evaluator for the California Department of Corporation.
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