Jose L. Guzman, jr.,
ms, bs, rn, cphrm, dfashrm

Vice President & Director, Risk Management

Jose focuses on healthcare client services, organizing risk management processes and expanding the online risk management platform for Napa River. He began his career as a registered nurse and is experienced in developing and performing clinical and operational risk assessments, supporting patient safety principles, and developing quality management programs.

Jose is on the Board of Directors for The Association for Healthcare Risk Management of New York (AHRMNY) and serves as the Deputy Chair for educational strategies and initiatives for the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). In addition to being a frequent national speaker on risk, quality and patient safety practices, Jose is also a published author on various clinical risk management and patient safety issues relating to the acute care, healthcare operations, and pediatrics and aging services sectors. He was a contributing author of Risk Management Pearls for Long-Term & Continuing Care and Aging Services, 3rd Edition and authored a book chapter in Medical Malpractice Claims Investigation: A Step-by-Step Approach on defending negligence claims in the aging services environments.