Debra Honey M.H.A., B.S.N., R.N., C.P.H.Q., F.A.C.H.E., C.E.N.P., 2008 Cohort
Vice President Clinical Leadership Development and Clinical Operations for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. The faith-based system includes 79 hospitals, 40 long-term care, assisted and residential-living facilities, and two community health-services organizations in 20 states with more than 60,000 employees. Ms. Honey is responsible for the system-wide clinical competency program, functions as the clinical liaison and representative for service line development and support and is responsible for new initiatives and programs focusing on clinical leadership development across the continuum of staff nurse to nurse executive and other allied health professionals. She served in a leadership role in the development of CHI's system data repository and warehouse, clinical technology assessment process and the newly created core function of business intelligence. She currently serves on the board of Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation and the board quality committees of two large hospital systems.