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|Jane D. Englebright, PhD, RN, CENP, FAAN|
Jane D. Englebright, PhD, RN, CENP, FAAN, is the Chief Nurse Executive, Patient Safety Officer, and Senior Vice President of the Clinical Services Group of Nashville, Tennessee–based HCA (Hospital Corporation of America). She represents 80,000 nurses working at 163 HCA hospitals, 110 ambulatory surgery centers, and other locations across the US and in London, England, working with facility chief nursing officers to advance patient-centered care and professional practice.
Dr. Englebright sits on the Board of Advisors of the National Patient Safety Foundation and has served as its chair. A nationally recognized nursing leader, currently serves as At-Large Nursing Representative to The Joint Commission’s Board of Commissioners and is also a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
Dr. Englebright has led HCA’s visionary Patient Safety program since its inception in 2000 and has defined the Culture-Process-Technology model used to guide enterprise level interventions, such as transparent communication following adverse events, close call reporting, re-engineered medication management processes, and barcode verification technologies for medication and blood product administration. She has a passion for health information technology as a powerful lever for organizational change and has led teams of clinicians in designing electronic documentation systems to advance safe, evidence-based, interdisciplinary care.
An adjunct faculty member at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Dr. Englebright is actively involved in mentoring graduate students in nursing, pharmacy, medicine, and business programs at Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee.