Judy's proven leadership and management skills — as well as her experience leading organizations through change, restructuring and turnaround — will be invaluable to our clients.
Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) October 11, 2011
B. E. Smith recently hired Judy Spinella as vice president, project leader for the firm’s Interim Leadership and Consulting Solutions divisions. An accomplished healthcare executive with more than 30 years of senior leadership experience in operations and consulting, she will assume her new duties at B. E. Smith immediately.
Spinella will lead a number of interim and consulting leaders nationwide who provide leadership solutions for B. E. Smith clients. She brings extensive experience in regulatory and accreditation readiness, patient safety and quality goal implementation, patient care redesign, productivity and strategic planning for healthcare organizations, according to Tim Morgan, chief operating officer at B. E. Smith.
“Judy has a keen ability to produce results that increase market share and profitability through operational improvement and business development,” Morgan said. “Her proven leadership and management skills — as well as her experience leading organizations through change, restructuring and turnaround — will be invaluable to our clients.”
Prior to joining B. E. Smith, Spinella held executive leadership roles including chief executive officer, chief operating officer and chief nursing officer. During her career, she has provided leadership for a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency, critical care, cardiac care, transplant, surgical, neurosciences, orthopedics, women’s health, pediatrics, nursing education, quality and performance improvement, case management, and all ancillary, support and facility services. Within these services, Spinella has overseen the development of replacement hospitals and large-scale moves, as well as managed information technology implementation and conversion, including electronic medical record systems.
Spinella earned a master’s degree in business administration from Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, a master’s degree in nursing from the Texas Women’s University, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas. She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), a member of the Johnson & Johnson Wharton Fellowship Program for Nurse Executives and a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE).
Spinella can be reached at jspinella(at)besmith(dot)com.
About B. E. Smith:
Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers. B. E. Smith’s comprehensive suite of services includes Interim Healthcare Leadership, Permanent Executive Placements and Consulting Solutions. The company is comprised of veteran healthcare leaders who partner with each client to create solutions that uniquely fit their needs. B. E. Smith, the No. 1-ranked executive search firm by Modern Healthcare, maintains one of the largest databases of skilled healthcare leadership and interim executive candidates in the industry and recently placed more than 600 total leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.BESmith.com or call 877-802-4593.