Kathy Foster, Vice President Compliance/Risk & Quality
As Vice President Compliance/Risk & Quality, Kathy Foster is responsible for risk and quality management, medical staff services, Downey Regional Medical Center’s family practice training program, corporate compliance, case management, social services, and education, among other programs.
Kathy joined Downey Regional Medical Center in 1978. Kathy initially worked as a Registered Nurse in the Surgical and Intensive Care Units. She has held several positions at the hospital to include; Utilization Review Coordinator, Department Director for Medical Records, and Administrative Director for Clinical Data, Planning and Review Services.
Kathy was named Vice President Compliance/Risk & Quality in 2009.
Kathy earned a diploma in nursing from St. Vincent’s School of Nursing and has also completed certification with the American Health Information Management Association and the Institute of Medical Law.