Hospital welcomes new chief quality and compliance officer


Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced that Rosemary Silvia, RN, MS has joined the hospital’s senior management team as chief quality and compliance officer.

Ms. Silvia has extensive experience in the field of quality and risk management, having served as director of quality, risk and medical staff offices at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, and as executive director of quality and risk at Westerly Hospital in Rhode Island, according to a press release.

Ms. Silvia received a bachelor of science in social and health services from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island and a master’s of science in healthcare risk management from Finch University in Chicago.

She began her career in healthcare as a staff nurse at the Methodist Hospital in Lubbock, Texas and quickly moved up to charge nurse and then head nurse where she supervised a 48-bed critical care unit.

Ms. Silvia will work with the entire hospital staff on quality improvement education and development. Her other responsibilities include acting as the hospital’s liaison with the Patient and Family Council and the Dukes County Health Council.