Chief Operating Officer
Waheed Baqai has a diverse set of skills, with over a decade in almost all aspects of healthcare management and operations. His experience includes laboratory research, consulting, teaching, nonprofit work, and special project experience. Before joining WISE, Waheed worked with HC2 Strategies as a senior consultant. Prior to HC2, Waheed worked as a quality director at Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Florida, where he helped the organization transform its accreditation, clinical quality, and patient safety program. He also led several strategic initiatives, including Magnet designation and the MD Anderson Cancer Center partnership. Waheed oversaw the work of numerous Baptist Health teams, including Infection Control, Diabetes Education, Adult Nursing Education, and Nurse Navigators.