Dr. John Vassall

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Dr. John Vassall is the former Chief Medical Officer at Swedish Health Services, part of the largest health care system in the Northwest with five hospitals and over four thousand providers.


As Chief Medical Officer for eight years, Dr. Vassall was responsible for strategic leadership, patient safety, quality improvement, clinical effectiveness, medical research, regulatory compliance, and risk management. Among his prior positions was Chief of Staff for Swedish Health Services, President of Minor &James Clinic, and a practicing internist.


Dr. Vassall has served on the boards of the American Hospital Association and the Washington State Hospital Association; he currently serves on the Board of the Washington State MedicalAssociation, the American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity and the State Medical Association’s Foundation for Healthcare Improvement

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