The Joint Commission names new chief nurse executive: 5 points

The Joint Commission tapped Cheryl L. Hoying, PhD, RN, to serve as executive vice president of customer relations and chief nurse executive.

Here are five points:

1. Dr. Hoying formerly served as senior vice president of patient services at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

2. She also has experience serving as patient care services administrator and administrative director at Columbus-based The Ohio State University Medical Center and vice president for patient care services at Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia, Ohio.

3. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and American College of Healthcare Executives.

4. She is a past president and current board member for American Organization of Nurse Executives, and she won AONE's Prism Diversity Award.

5. Dr. Hoying earned her PhD in administration from the University of Cincinnati.

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