Quality Talks 2022: Tosan Boyo, MPH, on How Equity Work Verifies Quality Work

Tosan O. Boyo, MPH, FACHE is the Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations at John Muir Health. Prior to that role, he served as Chief Operating Officer at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and was Deputy Commander of the San Francisco COVID-19 Operations Center. Having been born in Nigeria and raised in New Jersey, then backpacking across all seven continents, shaped Tosan’s views on how intersections across culture, policy and health impact vulnerable communities. Tosan believes access to affordable high-quality care is a cornerstone for a thriving society. He’s on a life-long mission to advance equity and eliminate health disparities.

In his current role at John Muir Health, Tosan is responsible for maximizing clinical integration, team effectiveness and facility performance to deliver the highest quality care across JMH Walnut Creek Medical Center, JMH Concord Medical Center and JMH Behavioral Health Center. John Muir Health ranks #3 in the Bay Area and #10 in California, according to US News and World Report, and is the region’s pre-eminent center for neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, obstetrics, cardiovascular and emergency care.

Tosan is also a Member of the Board of Directors for the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, serving as Chair of the Governance Committee. For decades, IHI has spearheaded improvement science to advance health outcomes, establish best practices and reduce harm across the world.