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HD Nursing's Client Advisory Board Elevates Patient Safety and Nursing Quality Nationwide

Following its tradition as groundbreakers to revolutionize healthcare, HD Nursing, the leading patient safety solution that combines evidence-based predictive analytics with individualized fall and pressure injury prevention, announces the formation of an esteemed Client Advisory Board (CAB).

Bringing together an accomplished group of professionals from the healthcare industry, this CAB is set to redefine patient safety standards nationwide, aligning seamlessly with the American Nurses Association’s Nurses on Boards Coalition®. The collective expertise of these distinguished members will play a pivotal role in advancing HD Nursing’s mission of delivering safer patient care and elevating quality nursing solutions.

A Collaborative Vision for Safer Healthcare

Led by Dr. Amy Hester, PhD, RN, BC, FAAN, Chairwoman and CEO, HD Nursing, the diverse experiences of the board participants will be invaluable as the Company identifies key areas for advancing patient care, improving healthcare quality outcomes and emphasizing evidence-based practices.

Members of the HD Nursing Client Advisory Board include:

  1. Amanda Oburn, RN, AGCNS-BC, Franciscan Health

  2. Amie Swindle, MSN, RN CPPS, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

  3. Evalyn Michira, MSN, RN, PHN, AGCNS-BC, CentraCare Health

  4. Michele Chisolm, MSN, RN, ONC, Emory Healthcare

  5. Laura Franklin, MSN, RN, CNS, ACNS-BC, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

  6. Kyra Beck, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, MEDSURG-BC, Wellspan Health

  7. Amy Seitz Cooley, DNP, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, Wellspan Health

  8. Karen Lindell, MSN, RN, CNS, ACNS-BC, FirstHealth Medical Center

  9. April Schultz, MSN, MPH, APRN, AGCNS-BC, CRRN, Atrium Health

  10. Simone Evans-Allison, DNP, MBA-HCM, RN, CPHQ, Atrium Health

  11. Tsedey Melaku MS-MAS, BSN, RN, CPHIMS, Parkland Health

  12. Shanna Choate, BSN, RN, Parkland Health

  13. Sarah Gartner, BSN, RN, CPHRM, Parkland Health

Innovative Solutions, Individualized Care

HD Nursing stands as the forefront patient safety solution, integrating predictive analytics with individualized fall and pressure injury prevention. With a comprehensive, evidence-based approach validated in electronic medical records, HD Nursing's fall prevention program is employed across leading health systems and academic medical centers nationwide. Their innovative programs extend to Community Fall Prevention and Pressure Injury Prevention, reflecting a commitment to improving multiple patient safety initiatives across the continuum of care.

Championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Since its inception in 2012, HD Nursing has championed diversity, equity and inclusion. These values are intrinsic to their pursuit of excellence as a national leader in patient safety. Through collaboration, innovation and a dedication to the highest standards of healthcare, HD Nursing and its Client Advisory Board are paving the way for a safer, more secure healthcare landscape.

In this era of rapid healthcare advancements, HD Nursing’s collaboration with its CAB marks a significant stride towards revolutionizing patient safety and nursing quality nationwide. Stay tuned as HD Nursing and its esteemed board members redefine healthcare standards, one evidence-based initiative at a time.


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