Amy Boykin

SVP Quality, Patient Safety and Care Management

As Senior Vice President of Quality, Patient Safety and Care Management, Amy Boykin guides clinical excellence for CHC affiliated hospitals and provides consulting services to Community Hospital Consulting clients. With close to 30 years of experience, Amy provides expertise in nursing practices and hospital operations to CHC.

Prior to joining CHC, Amy served as Vice President of Quality, Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance for Methodist Healthcare System–San Antonio. Amy’s background also includes eight years of experience within the Baylor Health Care System in a variety of leadership positions. Amy has worked as Corporate Director of Hospital Accreditation and Licensure; Director of Health Care Improvement and Risk Management for Baylor Regional Medical Center in Grapevine, Texas; a Clinical Risk Manager at the Dallas campus in Dallas, Texas; and Director of Quality and Risk Management for the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation.

Amy is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), and a Certified Joint Commission Professional (CJCP). She holds an Associate Degree in Nursing from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center–Denver, and a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington.


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