Susan brings over 30 years of experience in the nursing and healthcare industry to the medical planning process with expertise in the perioperative services arena. Her executive level clinical experience from 20 years in the Army Nurse Corps gives her an intricate understanding of the complexity in healthcare organizations.
Susan has a wide variety of medical planning experience contributing to her strengths in master planning, strategic planning, financial and economic analyses, and functional / space programming. She has worked extensively with Department of Defense medical facilities, education and training platforms, food and drug analysis laboratories, and research laboratories. She has also been involved in the development of strategic healthcare delivery planning at the regional level for the Veterans Health Administration.
Susan is a skilled interviewer and facilitator well versed in process improvement. She is experienced in analyzing data, talking with practitioners about processes, and identifying process issues that can be overcome with operational changes to maximize efficient use of healthcare resources.