Cleveland Clinic names new chief nursing officer

October 22, 2020 – Cleveland Clinic has named Meredith Foxx, MSN, MBA, APRN, as executive chief nursing officer of its Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence, effective immediately.

In this role, Foxx will oversee the practice and education of more than 28,000 nurse caregivers, including advanced practice registered nurses, nurse leaders, registered nurses and nursing support staff who comprise Cleveland Clinic’s Zielony Nursing Institute.

Foxx has served as interim ECNO since June 2020 when Kelly Hancock, DNP, RN, NE-BC, FAAN, was appointed chief caregiver officer after leading the institute for more than 10 years.

Foxx joined Cleveland Clinic as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in 2004. In her most recent role, she served as Associate Chief Nursing Officer of Advanced Practice Nursing and Nursing Quality & Practice. Additionally, she has led nursing quality and practice integration into Cleveland Clinic’s newly-acquired hospitals.

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