Author Archives: Ralph Velazquez

Ralph Velazquez, MD, is Chief Medical Officer for OSF HealthCare. He began his career with The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis in 1994. Dr. Velazquez’s responsibilities include leading the development of the clinical strategy and goals for OSF HealthCare, and is also responsible for initiatives that enhance clinical performance and practice standards across OSF.

Dr. Velazquez oversees Academics/Research, Accountable Care, Care Management Services, Managed Care, Quality/Safety/Risk, Clinical Documentation Integrity and the Credentialing Verification Organization.