Ellen A. Hughes, BSN, RN, ACA, LNC, is a well-versed registered nurse who attends to patients as Clinical Consultant for the Partnership for Patients – PfP Ohio Hospital Association Engagement Network in Mansfield, OH. PfP is a national project that is CMS grant funded for the reduction of injury, infections and healthcare acquired conditions. Since 2001, she has been providing consulting in clinical process improvement for Ohio hospitals and risk management/claims adjustment for professional liability. She has an impressive professional journey that spans forty-one years. Her areas of expertise cover culture of change and sustainability of change in healthcare settings, focused improvement projects, elimination of HAI’s, patient safety, and organizational effectiveness. For more information about Ellen A. Hughes, RN, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/ellen-hughes-5606667/.
Registered Nurse, Ellen A. Hughes is a clinical consultant and patient safety/quality improvement consultant with the Ohio Hospital Association. Additionally, she is a clinical consultant with the Partnership for Patients – Ohio Hospital Association Engagement Network.
Ellen A. Hughes, BSN, RN, ACA, LNC, attended Bowling Green State University, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 1978. She at the forefront of her challenging field via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations. She feels that her success is attributable primarily to good mentors, supervisors, and head nurses. When asked what made her choose a career in nursing, Ellen said that her mother, Ms. Janet Lou Schlingman, influenced greatly her career choice. Outside work, she dedicates to public speaking and enjoys reading various medical publications, including The RN Magazine and The New England Journal of Medicine. Over the years, she was honored with the Dick Davidson Award and the Prism Award. Ellen is also the author of a book on prevention of medical malpractice. For more information about Ellen A. Hughes, RN, please visit https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4143281/info.