Season 6 Episode 2: The Genesis of the Journey featuring Vedner Guerrier, CEO of Memorial Hospital West

Grant McGaugh . S6E2 . 31:30

My next guest, Vedner Guerrier, stresses the Importance of education.  He says to cherish your education as it will open new worlds for you.  Using education as his brand and his natural curiosity helped him to get into the C Suite. His motto is access to quality education and focuses on assisting people to achieve positive outcomes.

Vedner Guerrier is Chief Executive Officer for Memorial Hospital West, one of six hospitals of the Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, Florida.  He has 24 years of experience working in healthcare as a caregiver and administrator. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer for Memorial Hospital Miramar. Prior to his CEO roles, he served as the Vice President of Oncology Services at the Memorial Healthcare System, where he was the administrative lead for the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) at the Memorial Cancer Institute.  Mr. Guerrier applies his clinical knowledge to help guide patient-centered care to an array of process improvements and quality care initiatives.  Mr. Guerrier has led various process improvement projects in Medical Oncology focused on reducing oncology patients’ emergency room visits, patient triaging, and chemotherapy patient flow improvement.  He has completed projects in Radiation Oncology centered on patient safety, treatment delivery, and patient satisfaction.  Mr. Guerrier is experienced in directing multidisciplinary teams using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to achieve collaborative resolution for an assortment of quality patient care initiatives.  He is a board member and coach for the Quality Training Program in the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).  Through ASCO, Mr. Guerrier coaches physicians nationally and internationally to use Lean Six Sigma methodologies to promote collaboration, improve quality, and patient care. 

Mr. Guerrier received a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare from Florida International University. Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management from Broward College.  Certifications include Registered Radiation Therapist (RT. T) from The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist and Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB) from Florida International University.   

 Let us welcome Vedner Guerrier to the Follow The Brand Podcast where we are building a 5 STAR Brand that you can follow!

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