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Jane Englebright

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Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Jane D. Englebright is senior vice president and chief nursing officer for Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. Dr. Englebright leads a team of nurse officers at the regional and facility level, and approximately 93,000 registered nurses working in HCA Healthcare hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and other sites of care.



Dr. Englebright joined HCA Healthcare in 1992 as a critical care nurse at Lewisville Medical Center in Texas and became chief nursing officer for San Antonio Community Hospital in 1996. In 1999, she joined HCA Healthcare’s corporate quality department, where she founded the patient safety program, and in 2007, she became HCA Healthcare’s first chief nursing officer. In 2014, Dr. Englebright led a team to successfully charter and implement an AHRQ-accredited Patient Safety Organization that further accelerated HCA Healthcare's efforts in advancing patient safety.



A nationally recognized nursing leader, Dr. Englebright currently serves as Chair of the Board of Commissioners for The Joint Commission and is the past chair of the Informatics & Technology Expert Panel for the American Academy of Nursing. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and has served as an investigator on numerous research projects, including large-scale intra-and inter-mural studies. She is broadly published in nursing, safety and quality, and is a nationally sought speaker in these areas.



Dr. Englebright earned undergraduate degrees in nursing and education from Western Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky. Her graduate degrees in nursing are from Texas Woman's University. Dr. Englebright is also certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) by the American Organization of Nurse Executives.