Abrazo announces new trauma operations director

Daniel Didier, Abrazo Health

Daniel Didier, Abrazo Health

Abrazo Health, the second largest health care delivery system in Arizona, has announced the appointment of Daniel Didier as the new Trauma Operations Director for West Valley Hospital.

As Trauma Operations Director, Didier will be responsible for managing the hospital’s daily trauma center operations, including the oversight of all trauma performance improvement activities. Additionally, he will work in collaboration with other hospital administrators to assure the smooth integration of trauma services into West Valley Hospital’s missions and goals.

Didier is an accomplished healthcare leader with 20 years of experience in managing emergency medical services and trauma care, including strategic planning and business development. Prior to joining West Valley Hospital, he served as the State of Arizona’s Trauma Section Chief where he provided regulatory and designation oversight to the state’s trauma system. He also worked with the American College of Surgeons and trauma stakeholders to ensure quality care is delivered to communities across Arizona.

Didier holds a Paramedic Certification from Sinclair Community College and completed the Project Management Professional Training course at Ohio State University. He earned his M.B.A. from the New York Institute