Carolyn L. Candiello joined GBMC HealthCare in October 2010 as Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety and serves as a member of the organization's Executive Team.
A veteran of more than two decades in the healthcare industry, nearly half of that time spent in the quality, safety and patient satisfaction arena, Candiello has broad experience in performance improvement, risk management, medical staff services, patient safety and regulatory affairs. She has responsibility for leading the continuous improvement process of quality of care for patients across the GBMC HealthCare system and providing oversight for compliance and interactions with clinical regulatory agencies such as the Joint Commission and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Immediately prior to joining GBMC, Candiello served as the Director, Quality and Patient Safety at Holy Family Hospital, a 271-bed acute care hospital located in Methuen, Mass. She has also held quality and safety positions with a small not-for-profit system and with the University of Massachusetts healthcare system.
Candiello earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and leadership from Fitchburg State College, earning summa cum laude honors.