John C. Stys, RN, MS, MA, CPHQ

Chief Nursing Officer / Chief Operating Officer

John C. Stys, RN, MS, MA, CPHQ has 20 years of experience in several system-level clinical nursing and quality improvement roles. In his most recent position, he was the Director of Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement for Lexington Health Network, where he oversaw quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) activities of five business units, including hospice and home health care.

Prior to this role, John served as the Director of Quality Improvement & Patient Safety for Erie Family Health Center in Chicago. During his tenure, he was involved in clinical quality and educational partnerships with several area hospitals. John also developed and implemented the quality improvement, patient safety and clinical risk management programs.

John earned a Master of Arts in Philosophy and Health Care Ethics at Loyola University of Chicago in Chicago, a Master of Science in Quality Improvement and Public Health at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Communication at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.

Email John at JStys@rainbowhospice.org