|All Children's Hospital Welcomes Executive Director & Director for Quality and Patient Safety|
Denise Remus, Ph.D., is the new Executive Director for Quality and Patient Safety. Denise earned her doctorate in nursing from the University of Minnesota and has an extensive background in quality and patient safety. Most recently she was a consultant for the American Hospital Association Health Research and Education Trust. Previously Dr. Remus served as the Chief Quality Officer for BayCare Health System in Clearwater, FL and Senior Research Scientist, Quality Indicators at the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) in Washington, D.C. She is very active in the Florida Hospital Association and currently serves on several workgroups for AHRQ and Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration. In addition, she has participated in multiple committees for the National Quality Forum and was a member of the American Nursing Association-National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators® Advisory Panel, focusing on nursing quality indicators that play a key role in attaining magnet status. She has published numerous articles and is well known nationally as a speaker on patient safety and quality of care.