Cyndi Taplin Appointed Regional Director of Operations




Southfield, Michigan (March 27, 2014) — Kristine Halsey, Chief Operating Officer,  Ciena Healthcare, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cyndi Taplin as Regional Director of Operations.

As one of five regional directors, Cyndi will be responsible for facilities in the Grand Blanc Area including Willowbrook, Regency of Grand Blanc, and Kith Haven as well as Andrew House and Danielson in Connecticut.  As Regional Director of Operations she will be responsible for compliant quality of care, budgetary controls, marketing oversights including relationships with major referral and hospital systems, development of facility leadership teams, and overall risk identification and resolution at each of the facilities.

“Cyndi brings strong leadership and management skills from her previous years of professional experience as a regional Director of Operations for a respected healthcare operator.” said Mohammad Qazi, President and CEO Ciena Healthcare. “She has a unique combination of marketing, budgetary, and strategic planning skills that make her an asset to our entire system.”

Taplin earned her B.S. in business Administration from New York University and has over 20 years of operational experience.  She currently lives in the Grand Rapids, Michigan.

With nearly 4,000 licensed beds, the thirty-six nursing communities managed by Ciena Healthcare comprise the largest privately owned operators of skilled nursing and rehabilitation in Michigan.  Five Ciena managed communities are located in Connecticut.  Founded in 1998 by Mohammad Qazi, Ciena Healthcare Management communities offer a holistic approach to patient care, fully committed to residents’ needs and well-being while also promoting their independence.  Ciena’s vision is to be the industry leader by offering new perspectives and innovations and adhering to quality standards that not only exceed regulatory compliance but also achieve excellence.  For more information visit or call (248) 386-0300.

This entry was posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014.
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