February 04, 2014
Maggi Griffin, RN, MS, was recently appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital. She also serves as the John C. Lincoln Health Network chief nursing officer (CNO).
Maggi joined the John C. Lincoln Health Network four years ago, and has an extensive background in nursing, hospital management and leadership. She first worked at the John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital as a vice president and then served as the CNO.
Maggi Griffin, RN, MS
During Maggi's time as CNO of the John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital, she introduced a daily management system in the inpatient units and the Emergency Department. This system was essential in engaging staff and improving quality, safety, and financial performance. In 2013, John C. Lincoln North Mountain hospital received its third Magnet status recognition. Magnet status is based on documented exemplary practice and outcomes for patient care and is considered the nation's gold standard for nursing quality. It is bestowed upon qualified hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, an arm of the American Nurses Association – the nation's foremost authority on the quality of patient care.
"Please join me in congratulating Maggi as she transitions during this period of change and continuous improvement in health care," said Bruce Pearson, senior vice president of Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network, who holds overall responsibility for North Mountain Hospital and Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center. "Maggi has extensive leadership experience and a strong background of success in providing and improving quality and safety for hospital patients."
"The four years I have spent at the John C. Lincoln Health Network have been some of the most rewarding years in my career. I am so delighted that I have the opportunity to continue to serve in a different capacity," Maggi said.
Before joining the John C. Lincoln Health Network, Maggi was the CNO/vice president of Patient Care Services at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Illinois, where she spent part of her tenure as acting president for the hospital. She has had many years' experience as a senior nursing officer, consultant, and staff nurse in Illinois, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Ohio, and England. Her experience includes four years in Beijing, China, where she was president and CEO of the Beijing International Heart Hospital.
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