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Victoria W. Bayless, FACHE


Luminis Health

Victoria W. Bayless is CEO of Luminis Health, a Maryland multihospital system. Employing 6,400 staff, Luminis Health operates 635 licensed beds with $1.1 billion in revenue and $63 million in community benefit. In partnership with its 1,300 volunteers and donors, 1,800 medical staff members, county health departments and numerous community organizations, Luminis Health treats a region of more than 1.5 million people across eight counties. Ms. Bayless previously served as president/CEO of Anne Arundel Medical Center from 2011 to 2019, and she held other executive positions at AAMC since 2005.

Prior to joining AAMC, Ms. Bayless held various leadership positions with MedStar Health/Washington Hospital Center from 1993 to 2005. She serves on several community boards, including The Joint Commission Board of Commissioners and the board of the Maryland Hospital Association. In 2015, she was appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan to serve on Maryland’s Health Services Cost Review Commission. Previously, Ms. Bayless served on the boards of the United Way of Central Maryland; the Johns Hopkins Home Care Group; CareFirst/Blue Cross Blue Shield; and the American Hospital Association Region 3 Policy Board. Ms. Bayless received her Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University and her Master of Health Services Administration degree from The University of Michigan School of Public Health. She is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


Master Series: Masters of Health Equity

Presented by Delvecchio S. Finley, FACHE, Kadesha Thomas Smith, Victoria W. Bayless, FACHE at 11:15 AM on Thursday, March 25th.

The Masters of Health Equity recognizes healthcare leaders who are changing systems and delivering new approaches to ensure disparities in healthcare quality and access are eliminated. Victoria W. Bayless, FACHE, CEO, Luminis Health, leads an integrated system with two hospitals and more than 6,400 employees. Bayless was also the recipient of the American Hospital Association’s 2019…