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Carol Wolfenbarger, MSN, RN, FACHE | Experienced C-Suite Executive (CNO, COO)

DCCS Transitional Leadership

Executive Leader with demonstrated success and experience in not-for-profit and investor-owned systems leading rural and urban acute care hospitals including successful transitions for mergers and acquisitions.

Expert operator including strategy development while achieving performance and quality outcomes, regulatory & accreditation compliance, certificate of need scenarios, and construction projects.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Financial results-driven leader achieving successive favorable improvements to EBITDA of greater than 125%

  • Quality results-driven leader achieving multiple accolades and recognitions including Newsweek Best Maternity Hospital three consecutive years, 2022 Spring Leapfrog Patient Safety Grade of A, Top 100 Hospital three years in a row, and Everest Award two years in a row.

  • Performance improvement-focused leadership for patient care outcomes resulting in the achievement of Acute Stroke Ready and Baby Friendly certifications and favorable nursing outcomes.

  • Successfully led multiple capital improvement projects including a $49 million replacement hospital, addition of ICU, expansion of OR, expansion of Emergency Departments, and renovation of acute care units.

  • Integrally involved and led strategic initiatives including joint venture for ambulatory surgery, conversion of nighttime hospitalists to tele-hospitalists, capital upgrades to technology, and contract negotiations for hospitalist, emergency, and surgery services. resulting in consistent service coverage for the community, growth of services, and cost savings.

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