Ajay Vyas, who was recently named deputy health care compliance officer at USC, is responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of the compliance programs for Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and the Keck Medical Center of USC.
Vyas is also the compliance plan provider for USC Care Medical Group, the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, the USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy and the USC School of Pharmacy.
He assumed the role from Tammy Capretta, who will continue to oversee and provide strategic direction to the health care compliance program. He will report to Capretta and Laura LaCorte, associate senior vice president, compliance, regarding all privacy matters.
Vyas has spent the majority of his career in health care compliance. Before coming to USC, he served as chief compliance and privacy officer at Provena Health, a Chicago-based health care system that is now part of Presence Health, where he provided strategic direction, development and implementation of the health care compliance and privacy program for six acute care facilities, multiple physician groups and various other ancillaries.
He received a bachelor of science degree in physiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a juris doctor degree from the California Western School of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of California and Illinois State Bar, and he has served as an adjunct faculty member at the St. Xavier Graham School of Management.