Dr. Charleen Tachibana’s responsibilities include strategic and operational accountability for clinical quality, safety and the patient experience for the Northwest Region. Dr. Tachibana has served at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in numerous leadership positions across acute care and ambulatory care, including the role of Hospital Administrator. Her most recent positions were Senior Vice President for Quality, Safety, Experience and Chief Nursing Officer. She has extensive experience with the Virginia Mason Production System and serves as faculty at Virginia Mason Institute. Dr. Tachibana is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.