Dana Orquiza is a healthcare risk management professional whose experience includes working as a medical-surgical nurse for over 10 years and as an associate attorney specializing in medical malpractice defense.
Dana currently serves as Assistant Vice President of Risk Management of Stanford University Medical Network Risk Authority, LLC (The Risk Authority), and as a Director in Clinical Risk Management at Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health. Her combination of clinical experience and legal expertise is instrumental in providing innovative risk management solutions designed to effectively reduce risk and identify opportunities to increase value.
Dana works closely with hospital, medical and physician leadership throughout the full cycle of the risk management process. This process includes the identification and assessment of high risk clinical departments/specialties, severity of injuries, contributing factors, the evaluation of potential solutions, the selection of strategy and mitigation projects and monitoring progress to goals.
Dana received her law degree from the Columbus School of Law, the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and is admitted to the Maryland bar. She received her BSN from Georgetown University and worked as a medical-surgical nurse at New York University Hospital, Georgetown University and University of California, San Francisco.