Shanda Ross MSN, RN is President of the Omaha Black Nurse Association

Shanda Ross MSN, RN pictured here (first row, center) with staff at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha.

Shanda is President of the Omaha Black Nurse Association and has had a variety of leadership roles within the hospital. She currently serves as Digestive Disease and Kidney (DDK) Director within the Multi Organ Transplant Clinic.

AHA’s Promoting Excellence in Health Care Governance (e.g. Nurses in Board Rooms)

Transformational change is occurring rapidly as hospitals and health systems move to value-based care delivery focused on the “Triple Aim”— better care, better health and lower cost. To achieve these aims, exceptional leadership at the CEO and board levels is essential. Governance experts suggest that high-performing boards are composed of individuals with a variety of professional backgrounds, life experiences, and personal characteristics to ensure that diversity of opinions and independent thought are present during important deliberations.
Read the full article in AHA’s Great Boards Newsletter here..