Kimberly Nagy Joins Tipton Health as Senior Nursing Excellence Consultant

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Kimberly Nagy, an expert healthcare executive, joins Tipton Health.

Tipton Health Communications, a leading provider of nursing excellence, Magnet®, Pathway to Excellence® and PTAP® consulting support, is pleased to welcome Kimberly Nagy, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, as a senior nursing excellence consultant.

As a consultant, Kimberly joins Tipton’s team of accomplished and well-respected executive nurse consultants. She will work with Tipton’s clients to address unique structural and strategic challenges, including:

  • Creating an environment where nursing teams can efficiently provide the best care possible
  • Building the most effective structure to support nursing excellence
  • Improving engagement and satisfaction
  • Building leadership competencies
  • Enculturating nurses into systems of excellence (Magnet® and Pathway®)
  • Educating nurses and team members
  • Developing Nursing Strategic Plans

Kimberly comes to Tipton with more than 35 years of healthcare experience with 25 as a senior executive. She is principal and founder of Kimberly Nagy Consulting LLC. Previously, Kimberly was executive vice president of patient services and chief nursing officer at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH), a 500-plus-bed, Level II trauma, Level III NICU, acute care hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois. At NCH, Kimberly worked to create highly effective structures that supported a culture of nursing excellence across the healthcare system and lead the organization’s third Magnet re-designation. Before NCH, she served as vice president of operations and chief nursing executive at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, where she led the development of the strategic plan to achieve their initial Magnet designation.

“We’re very excited that Kimberly is joining our growing team of nursing consultants,” said Dan Tipton, CEO of Tipton Health. “Her extensive accomplishments make her uniquely qualified to help our clients further develop their nursing teams.”

Kimberly has served as a member and chair-elect of the board of directors for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Chicago, and is an active member of the AONL, IONL, ANA, Sigma-Theta Tau, ACHE, and CHEF.

About Tipton Health Communications
Tipton Health Communications is a leading provider of nursing excellence, Magnet®, Pathway to Excellence® and Practice Transition Accreditation Program™ consulting support to the nation’s hospital and healthcare systems. In addition, Tipton Health supports clients nationwide with award-winning communications services, including employee communications, human resources communications, public relations, marketing communications, intranet and Internet design, graphic design, and strategic communications. For more information, please visit

Tipton Health Communications products and services are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the ANCC. ANCC Magnet Recognition®, ANCC National Magnet Conference®, Institute for Credentialing Innovation®, Magnet®, Magnet Recognition Program®, The Magnet Prize® and Pathway to Excellence® Program are registered trademarks of the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Journey to Magnet Excellence™ and Pathway to Excellence in Long Term Care™ are trademarks of the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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