For Immediate Release December 19, 2016

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Kevin Cservek:

GLEN BURNIE, MD – University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) has named Deborah Hall, MSN, MBA, RN, CCNS, FACHE, as the medical center’s new vice president of quality and patient safety. Hall came to UM BWMC in 2014, where she has served as director of acute care nursing.

Hall will officially begin her new role on December 19. She will provide direction for the following programs: the Care Management Program - to ensure appropriate utilization of resources consistent with the highest quality patient care; the Performance Improvement Program - to continually improve patient care; the Infection Prevention Program - to provide a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff, and visitors; and, the Patient Safety Program – to deliver safe patient care.

“I appreciate having the opportunity to serve our community in my new role,” said Hall. “Health care is constantly changing, but one thing remains the same – providing care to someone when they need it and I feel the care provided at UM BWMC is second to none.”

Hall received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Monmouth University, a Master’s in Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care from Widener University and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration from Eastern University. She holds a national advanced practice certification through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Acute and Critical Care for the Adult and a Fellowship of the American College of Healthcare Executives.