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Edward M. Browne

Edward M. Browne



  • Senior Vice President Clinical and Support Services, Vice President Support Services, Executive Director Facilities and Support Services
  • Expertise in hospital, ambulatory and outpatient life safety, environment of care and construction

Mr. Edward Browne has over 35 years as a health care engineer and manager. He has managed facility, safety, security, support service, and clinical departments in a wide variety of health care settings — from community hospitals to regional health care systems to tertiary teaching institutions including long term and chronic disease. Mr. Browne’s specialties also include environment of care, life safety, construction, emergency preparedness, hazardous materials management, security, food services, environmental services, and real estate.

Mr. Browne has worked nationwide as an environment of care consultant in diverse situations including mental health and pediatric facilities. He has implemented best practices, bringing his expertise to help facilities work through specific problems and has published numerous articles in several national publications on topics specific to our industry.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Vice President Clinical and Support Services Quincy Medical Center, Quincy, MA, USA
  • Vice President Support Services, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Test Engineer, General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, Groton, CT, USA

Professional Affiliations or Certifications

  • Baldrige National Quality Award, Former Examiner
  • Certified Emergency Power Systems Specialist - Healthcare (CEPSS-HC)
  • Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC)
  • Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM)
  • Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA)
  • Certified Life Safety Specialist – Healthcare (CLSS-HC)
  • Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (LFACHE)
  • Fellow of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (FASHE)
  • Facilities Guidelines Institute, Healthcare Review Group Committee
  • Joint Commission Resources, RPI® Certified Yellow Belt
  • New England Healthcare Engineers Society, Director


  • Master of Science in Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA, USA