Lakeland Health Appoints Chief Nurse Quality Officer, Executive Director of Regulatory
Nov 29, 2017
(ST. JOSEPH) – Lakeland Health is pleased to welcome, Debbie Lull, RN, BSN, MSA, FACHE, to the newly appointed position of Chief Nurse Quality Officer (CNQO) and Executive Director of Regulatory. As CNQO she will work on projects and initiatives supporting the patient care services teams and the continual evaluation and improvement of care delivery. As Executive Director of Regulatory she will provide leadership and direction to improving safety by ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
Lull has served in a variety of leadership roles at Lakeland Health over the last 28 years including manager of the orthopedics-neurology unit, director of the medical-surgical unit, and Executive Director, Patient Care Services. Her most recent role was Executive Director, Clinical Operations and Nursing Quality. Lull received her Diploma of Nursing from Bronson Methodist Hospital School of Nursing and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Grand Valley State University. In addition, Lull received a Master’s of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in Health Administration from Central Michigan University with an anticipated graduation of 2018.
Lull is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and currently serves as Vice President of the Board for Senior Nutrition Services of Southwest Michigan. She is secretary for the Michigan Organization of Nurse Executives, West Michigan Chapter and was recently added to the Andrew’s University School of Nursing Advisory Council.
“I am looking forward to the opportunity this role will provide to support and drive the pace of change that our health care environment now demands from nursing and other care team members,” said Lull. “By enhancing our nursing quality, professionalism and culture, staffing, and technology and innovation, our patients will receive the safe, compassionate care they deserve.”