Richard Salomone


Senior Consultant, Regulatory Affairs and Behavioral Health Services

Ovation Healthcare

Richard has over 20 years of healthcare management experience. Spending a majority of his career as a Director of Quality, Risk, Safety, Environment of Care, and Regulatory Compliance. Richard is an expert in psychiatric acute care and behavioral health settings. Beyond his psychiatric experience, Richard has worked as a Director of Education at an acute care medical hospital while providing quality and risk management expertise. Prior to coming to Ovation Healthcare, Richard worked for The Joint Commission as a hospital surveyor.

Areas of Expertise

  • Quality
  • Risk Management
  • Education
  • Patient Safety
  • Compliance
  • Safety

Previous Experience

  • Hospital Surveyor
    The Joint Commission
  • Director of Quality and Risk
    Bamberg County Hospital, Three Rivers, Palm Point Behavioral Health
  • Privacy Officer
    Bamberg County Hospital, Three Rivers, Palm Point Behavioral Health
  • Director of Education
    Bamberg County Hospital
  • Safety Consultant
    Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital


  • Master of Arts in Health and Exercise Science (Psychology)
    Furman University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology,
    Southern Wesleyan University
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
    Midlands Technical College