Patrick Horine, MHA
Patrick is responsible for the growth and development of DNV Healthcare in the United States. He oversees the staff and surveyors including standards development, providing pre-survey support, evaluation of survey activities, and post-survey activities, which includes the evaluation of the reporting process and review of corrective actions to survey findings. He has been in an integral role for the development of the NIAHO® Accreditation Program pursuant to recognition of deeming authority from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Patrick has more than 20 years of healthcare management experience and holding leadership positions in hospitals. His experience includes positions as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Vice President for Quality and Business Development. His expertise includes hospital operations, performance improvement, patient safety, data inventory development and analysis, and adverse event investigations. Patrick has presented numerous seminars as well as worked on-site with healthcare organizations on an international level.
Patrick’s educational background includes a master’s degree in hospital and health administration from Xavier University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in health occupations education from the University of Louisville.
Yehuda has more than 30 years experience in developing and implementing services that safeguard life, property and the environment. During his 25 years with DNV, Yehuda has held a variety of key technical and managerial positions across a wide spectrum of industries. He has been instrumental in the introduction of quality, environmental and safety management system certifications in the United States, exercising his knowledge and experience as a qualified lead assessor to build one of the leading certification bodies in the world.
He has led DNV into number of system-wide health initiatives, including a national patient safety monitoring program with the U.K.’s National Health Service, and DNV’s entrance into U.S. hospital accreditation with the groundbreaking NIAHO integrated accreditation program.
Yehuda holds a Masters degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Executive MBA degree from the University of Houston.
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