SACRAMENTO - California Society of Health-System Pharmacists is pleased to announce CEO, Loriann DeMartini, was recently appointed to the HealthImpact Board of Directors. This is in alignment of our strategic priorities and goals as we establish new strategic healthcare collaboration and partnerships.
The HealthImpact Board of Directors comprises leaders in California healthcare delivery, policy, and academia who provide fiduciary, strategic and generative guidance to the organization. HealthImpact CEO, Judith Berg, MS, RN, FACHE, welcomed Loriann stating her "remarkable track record of statewide and national leadership in quality improvement, performance management, strategic planning, and workforce development which will HealthImpact translate its vision of nursing workforce excellence and population health into actual practice."
HealthImpact emerged as the California Institute for Nursing and Health Care in 2001 in response to nursing shortages and has evolved since then into a national pacesetter in accelerating healthcare transformation through interprofessional collaboration and nursing workforce development. HealthImpact brings together partners in nursing practice, academia, policy and the health care industry to enhance the well-being of Californians through innovation, interprofessional leadership, and nursing excellence. The organization is committed to improving the health of Californians by promoting a dynamic, well-prepared nursing workforce, being a catalyst for innovation and collaboration across the healthcare professions, and contributing to the growth of team-based care delivery.
Founded in 1962, the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) is a non-profit professional association established to serve the needs of hospital and health-system pharmacists. Representing over 4,500 members who practice clinical pharmacy and specialized medicine, CSHP is the largest state association for pharmacists. CSHP members share a common mission – to promote wellness, patient safety and the optimal use of medication.