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Patricia Williams is Founder and President of Global Health Services Network (GHSN), a U.S. health services management firm. Her 30+ years of consulting and management experience includes hospital projects in more than 30 countries. Ms. Williams served as Vice President of the international division of one of the largest health systems in the U.S. which currently owns and operates more than 90 hospitals. She has extensive experience in private and public sector healthcare planning, commissioning and operations. In 2016, she founded the American Nursing Institute – Myanmar, the first private school of nursing in Myanmar and in 2013 she founded Global Health Charities, a non-profit dedicated to reducing global maternal and infant mortality. Over her career, Ms. Williams has been involved in the planning, pre-operations and commissioning of more than 15 hospitals. Born and raised in Asia, Latin America and Europe, her personal healthcare experiences have driven her passion for efficient, high quality and compassionate care. Ms. Williams speaks five languages and is a frequent international speaker on hospital management. She holds a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration with a focus on hospital management and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives where she serves on the International Liaison Committee. Ms. Williams is on the International Hospital Federation Committee for the development of guidelines for improved operational efficiencies through better design of hospitals, was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the East Michigan District Export Council, and serves on several boards, including Danat Al Emarat Hospital in the UAE, the Ethio-American Doctors Group Fund in Ethiopia, and Here4U, an organization which supports children with medically complex conditions. 

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