Matthew A. Zuino Biography and Information
Matthew Zuino was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Baptist Health in January 2020. As COO, his responsibilities include providing strategic direction, leadership, oversight and accountability of hospitals, satellite emergency rooms, the physician enterprise and ambulatory operations totaling more than 200 points of care across the North Florida and South Georgia region. Zuino has over 25 years of healthcare experience.
Zuino joined Baptist Health as President of Physician Integration in 2017 after serving 17 years at Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system. At Virtua Health he held multiple senior leadership roles such as SVP and COO of Hospital Operations, VP and COO of Virtua Medical Group, Service Line Leader for Cardiovascular Services and Six Sigma Black Belt. He was recognized as an Emerging Leader in the first edition of the Best of Health Care list of South Jersey Business Magazine. Zuino previously served on the Board of the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Burlington Regional Chamber of Commerce as well as serving on local boards in the Jacksonville area.
Zuino earned his Master of Science in Information Systems from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt who is well-versed in the techniques and tools of process improvement. He completed the GE Administrative Executive Fellowship for Senior Executives from the Healthcare Management Academy and is board-certified in Health Care Management and a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).