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Mr. Krishnan Sankaranarayanan

MS, MBA, CPHQ, CPHRM, CPPS, CMQ, DFASHRM, FISQua, FNAHQ, Patient Safety & Risk Management Expert.

Krish Sankaranarayanan has over 30 years of healthcare domain experience; he is a Patient Safety and Risk Management expert. Krish holds a Master degree in Patient Safety Leadership from the University of Illinois-Chicago. He is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Risk Management (CPHRM) and Patient Safety (CPPS). He is Certified in Medical Quality from the American Board of Medical Quality. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (DFASHRM), Fellow of the International Society of Quality in Health Care (FISQua) and a Fellow of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (FNAHQ). Krish is a Certified Yellow Belt in Robust Process Improvement®. As a Certified Yellow Belt, he is trained in the foundational concepts and tools of problem solving and makes improvements to better meet customer expectations and organization objectives. He was an Educational Consultant for HealthCareCan (formerly Canadian Healthcare Association) mentoring students for their distance-learning program. Krish has published several articles on patient safety; he was a contributing author of the ASHRM Patient Safety Risk Management Playbook. He is a noted international speaker. Krish’s expertise includes culture of safety, healthcare risk management, high reliability, human factors, process improvement and continuous quality improvement. Krish is a member of various professional associations (ACHE, ASHRM, NAHQ & ASPPS), he is the founding member and the Past President of the American College of Healthcare Executives Group of Middle East & North Africa Group.

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