The Health Services Authority (HSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Vinton Douglas as Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) effective January 1, 2024. His responsibilities include oversight of Primary Healthcare, Corporate Services, Infection Control, Quality & Risk, Patient Services, Medical Records, Information Technology, Infrastructure and Support Services within the Authority.
Dr. Vinton Douglas has been on the senior management team as Director of Corporate Services at HSA since 2019. Prior to this he also held consulting positions in the accident & emergency department and hyperbaric medicine departments since joining HSA in 2006.
Dr. Douglas pursued studies in medicine at the St. Petersburg Medical University in St. Petersburg, Russia and then completed a Doctor of Medicine (PhD) in Emergency Medicine at the University of the West Indies; a MBA at the University of Liverpool; three master’s degrees in Medical Education, Healthcare Leadership and Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of South Wales; and a PG DiP in Occupational Medicine at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Recently, Dr. Douglas played an integral part in the HSA’s achievement the prestigious Joint Commission International accreditation which symbolises health care providers’ commitment to quality and dedication to continuously improving health care quality and safety. Dr. Douglas also received the Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour for his services to the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.