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Robert Humrickhouse

Grateful Liver Transplant Recipient


Healthcare Consultant & Trainer

A sought after public speaker, consultant, author, and trainer with subject matter expertise across service delivery quality, safety, emergency preparedness, fair and just culture, Baldrige criteria as well as the accreditation process.

A true talent for conveying complex information to health care operations professionals including physicians, clinicians, nurses and non-medical staff across Level I trauma centers, FQHCs, physician offices, and post-acute facilities.

Exceptional results across a variety of accreditation and regulatory compliance body processes, achieving disease- specific, program-specific, and hospital-specific accreditation success within aggressive timelines and lean budgets.

Areas of Expertise

  • The Joint Commission
  • CMS CoP Compliance
  • Baldrige Award Applications
  • Occupational Safety/OSHA
  • Patient Safety
  • Performance Improvement
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Fair & Just Culture
  • Accreditation Preparation

Consulting Highlights

  •  Appointed as the highly prestigious Kaiser Permanente Fellow for Executive Patient Safety Officer Training at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
  • Led Sinai Health to multiple finding-free TJC and CMS surveys, CARF surveys with exemplary awards, and the successful re-accreditation of three ACGME probationary programs within highly aggressive timelines.
  • Exceeded national benchmark results during Joint Commission review of a rehabilitation hospital, helping it to achieve its acclaimed status as the only JCAHO-accredited facility offering stroke continuum of care.
  • Led the development, implementation, and evaluation of safety management and disaster preparedness programs and policy as Sinai Health’s Chief Safety Officer
  • Developed Graduate Medical Education administrative processes which moved 3 residency programs from probation to full compliance. 
  • Senior Examiner, Illinois Performance Excellence (State Baldrige Program)


  • Sinai Health System
  • Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
  • Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Arkansas Hospital Association
  • Cook County Hospital and Health Syste
  • Arjo/Huntleigh Corporation
  • Ohio Hospital Association
  • Michigan State Police
  • Emergency Management &  Homeland Security Division
  • Joint Commission Emergency Preparedness Conference
  • Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, CA
  • Kaplan Test Preparation Services



Laboratory Magazine, Joint Commission Environment of Care News, European Symposium on Wound Prevention