Regional One Health Executive Leader Joins Essential Hospitals Institute Board

Sep 13, 2022 at 04:19 pm by pjeter

 Susan Cooper, BSN, MSN, chief integration officer and senior vice president of Regional One Health, has been selected to serve as chair-elect and secretary for the Essential Hospitals Institute Board of Directors.

Essential Hospitals Institute is the research, education, dissemination, and leadership development arm of America’s Essential Hospitals. The Institute supports the nation’s essential hospitals as they provide high-quality, equitable, and affordable care to their communities.

Cooper was the first nurse to serve as the Commissioner of Health for the state of Tennessee and one of the few nurses to serve in the role nationally. She’s spearheaded powerful initiatives to foster prevention for people at risk for diabetes and obesity. She also leads the ONE Health complex care program at Regional One Health. The program identifies vulnerable patients who frequently visit the ER or have numerous inpatient stays and addresses their medical needs as well as their social needs such as housing, food, and transportation to uplift their lives.

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