Berny Gould, MNA RN CPHQ 
Senior Director, National Quality Governance 
Kaiser Permanente 

Berny Gould is the Senior Director in National Quality Governance at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals. For more than 20 years, she has assumed roles with increasing responsibility related to nursing, quality, and governance. She coaches senior leaders and executives, assists leaders with developing reports, and partners across Kaiser’s eight regions assisting the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan/Hospitals Board of Director's Quality Health Improvement Committee and supporting functions in its fiduciary responsibilities.   

Prior to this role, Gould was the Assistant Administrator for Quality & Compliance at Kaiser Foundation Hospital—Fresno Medical Center. Before joining Kaiser Permanente, she held the positions of Nurse Executive and Quality Leader. As a registered nurse, she has her master’s in nursing administration and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® (CPHQ). 

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