Cross Country Healthcare

Bedside Talks with Hank Drummond, PhD, MDiv, BA, RN

Bedside Talks is a new WebEx series offered by Cross Country Healthcare and hosted by the company's Chief Clinical Officer, Hank Drummond, PhD, MDiv, BA, RN with commentary from Linda A. Simunek, JD, PhD, RN.

Today's current healthcare market has hit a new level of volatility, the future of healthcare reform is uncertain and demand vs. supply for healthcare talent remains strained. To further add to the pressure hospitals and healthcare organizations are facing, the transition from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement stresses the importance of quality care like never before.

Focusing on healthcare market conditions, Bedside Talks will cover such topics as:

Quality: Does the bedside professional nurse impact quality at the bedside and how?

Education: Does it deliver outcomes at the bedside?

How To Join The WebEx

Simply click the following link at the time of the event: https://crosscountry.webex.com/crosscountry/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef6be03ea320d54dacdb59d082cc97427.
The link will also be available in the calendar event below

The event password will be: bedside1

Event time

Wed, Feb 28, 2018 2:00 - 2:45pm

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Our Presenters

About Hank Drummond, PhD, MDiv, BA, RN
Mr. Drummond holds the position of Chief Clinical Officer within the Cross Country Healthcare. His experience includes more than 25 years' of healthcare administration and a broad base of management expertise. His past leadership roles include executive and director level positions as Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing Administrator and Nurse Executive. He has also served as an University Instructor. Mr. Drummond's proficiency in balancing patient care with business efficiencies offers healthcare providers the added benefit of an innovative approach with cutting-edge technology solutions to meet the daily demands of healthcare delivery in a rapid changing environment. Mr. Drummond serves on numerous Boards and Advisory Boards giving advice and recommendations to meet the needs of patients to ensure safety.

About Linda A. Simunek, JD, PhD, RN.
Ms. Simunek is currently an Associate Attorney at Harry Rosen Law PA and the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs for Broward College. Ms. Simunek focuses her law practice on medical malpractice, personal injury, and, wrongful death. Prior to law school Linda worked as an operating room nurse at Norwegian-American Hospital, intensive care unit nurse at the VA Medical Center-Chicago, psychiatric nurse at Aventura Medical Center, and adjunct clinical researcher at VA Medical Center-Miami. She has also served as a member of the Research Committee at Cleveland Clinic, Weston. Linda also served as the founding dean for various nursing programs in the U.S. including Florida International University (FIU), Miami.