David Rice, MD
Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer
As senior vice president and chief quality officer for Baptist Health, Dr. David V. Rice provides strategic insight and tactical direction to incorporate evidence-based practice and quality metrics to support management across the inpatient and outpatient continuum. He oversees the standardization of quality, safety and performance improvement monitoring. This includes oversight of all quality and safety data submitted to external governing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies, such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and Joint Commission.
Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Rice joined Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville as a hospitalist in 2001. He most recently served as chief medical officer for Baptist Physician Partners, a not-for-profit subsidiary of Baptist Health that works with physicians implementing quality improvement programs focused on improving patient care and clinical outcomes.
Prior to Baptist Physician Partners, Dr. Rice served in positions, including medical director of Clinical Integration and Utilization Management for Baptist Health; section chief of Internal Medicine for Baptist Jacksonville and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Rice has a medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine and undergraduate degree from Florida State University. He completed his residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center and was also chief resident of Internal Medicine.