These leaders have all been significant partners in our efforts to build an organization committed to making a difference in the patient experience.
Bedford, TX (PRWEB) November 30, 2011
To further its efforts in being the global community of practice and premier thought leader on improving the patient experience in healthcare, The Beryl Institute is pleased to announce seven industry leaders who will serve on its Executive Board. Members are executive leaders and respected patient experience authorities and include:
- Britt Berrett, President, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
- Devin Carty, Vice President of Culture, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Experience Officer, Vanguard Health Systems
- Tiffany Christensen, Patient Advocate, Author and Public Speaker
- Wendy Leebov, President and Chief Executive Officer, Leebov Golde & Associates
- David Medvedeff, Chief Executive Officer, Avatar International
- Victoria Niederhauser, Dean and Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Nursing
- Colleen Sweeney, Founder and Owner, Sweeney Healthcare Enterprises
Executive Board members will advise on strategy, growth opportunities and future plans, and will provide valuable insights into market and industry trends. “These healthcare leaders have all been significant partners in our efforts to build an organization committed to making a difference in the patient experience,” said Jason Wolf, executive director of The Beryl Institute. “Their contributions and expertise will be a significant support to our continued success.”
While the Executive Board will provide strategic oversight to the organization, The Beryl Institute’s Advisory Board, announced earlier this year, assists in reviewing current resources and offering suggestions on new opportunities and areas of focus in impacting the patient experience.
For more information on The Beryl Institute Patient Experience Executive Board, visit http://www.theberylinstitute.org/?page=EXECBOARD.
About The Beryl Institute:
The Beryl Institute serves as the professional home for stakeholders who recognize that the patient experience is an essential element in the execution and evaluation of health care performance. The Institute is committed to improving the patient experience, by serving as a reliable resource for shared information and proven practices, a dynamic incubator of leading research and new ideas and an interactive connector of effective leaders and dedicated practitioners. The Institute is uniquely positioned to develop and publicize cutting-edge concepts focused on improving the patient experience, touching thousands of healthcare executives and patients.
The Beryl Institute defines the patient experience as the sum of all interactions, shaped by an organization’s culture, that influence patient perceptions across the continuum of care.
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