VP, Quality Assurance, Risk Management and Governance
As Vice President for Quality Assurance, Risk Management and Governance, Eileen Egan, RN, Esq., implements and oversees the hospital’s risk management program. Certified in healthcare compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association, Ms. Egan formerly served as Phelps’ compliance Officer, and as Privacy and Security Officer for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Ms. Egan has an extensive background in nursing and worked as a nurse at Phelps for 23 years after receiving a nursing bachelor’s degree from the College of New Rochelle. She earned a JD from Pace University in 2004, and worked for two years as a malpractice defense attorney. Combining her two professional backgrounds, Ms. Egan for eight years served as Phelps’ Director of Quality Assurance/Risk Management and Corporate Compliance Officer.