Providence names new chief nursing officer

Providence, a 51-hospital health system based in Renton, Wash., has actually selected Sylvain “Syl” Trepanier, DNP, RN, as systemwide primary nursing officer, the company said Oct. 29.

Dr. Trepanier will succeed Deb Burton, PhD, RN, who is retiring

In this new function, he will focus on the health systems nursing workforce and medical strategy as well as Providences Nursing Institute and Clinical Academy, Providence said.

” The CNO acts as a champ for our nurses and the vital role they play caring for the individuals in our communities, as well as guaranteeing we are bring in and maintaining the most caring and proficient nurses. I know Syl will do both,” Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, executive vice president and chief scientific officer, said in a statement. “With 30,000 nurses, we have a distinct chance to demonstrate how nurses are at the heart of our objective and assisting accomplish our vision of health for a much better world.”.


Kelly Gooch –
Friday, October 30th, 2020

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Dr. Trepanier is chief medical executive for Providences Southern California area and will presume his new function Jan. 1.

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