Diane Bradley, PhD, RN, NEABC, CPHQ, FACHE, FACHCA
Diane Bradley is an Independent Consultant who has a diverse background in health care spanning over 35 years as a Registered Professional Nurse. Her career began in the Emergency Department at Strong Memorial Hospital, while most recently she served as the Interim CEO of Upson Regional Medical Center in Georgia. Her career in health care encompasses experience in large medical centers, community hospitals and smaller facilities, both in the military and in the private sector, with senior leadership positions in education, behavioral health, acute care, international consulting, and long term care. As an Army Nurse Corps officer, she advanced to Chief Nurse of a 400-bed field hospital.
Diane focuses on all aspects of operations with special expertise in leadership development, quality and patient safety, the patient experience, population health, relationship-building, and innovation in health care. Her greatest satisfaction comes from sharing her experience and knowledge with others, mentoring those who aspire to be leaders and those already in leadership roles, and providing new strategies that support continual improvement through accountability.
She is a life-long learner as evidenced by her receiving a PhD in health care administration along with other relevant degrees. She is an ACHE Fellow as well as a Fellow with the American College of Health Care Administrators for long term care. Diane resides in Webster, New York with her husband Gary and two endearing basset hounds, Abigail and Beauford.