Dr. Nat'e GuytonOn this special bonus COVID-19 update, Keith interviews Dr. Nat’e Guyton, RN, MSN, NE-BC, CPHIMS, the Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer of the University of Maryland Medical System Midtown Campus. Keith and Dr. Guyton discuss the response of urban medical centers to the COVID-19 pandemic and how we need to prepare for the months ahead.

Dr. Nat’e Guyton, RN, MSN, NE-BC, CPHIMS, came to UMMC Midtown from Spok, Inc., a health care communications company headquartered in Springfield, Va., where she served as Chief Nursing Officer for three years.

Dr. Guyton has more than 20 years’ experience in health care, having also served as Chief Clinical Informatics Officer at Trinity Health-Mercy Health System; Chief Nursing Officer at Mercy Suburban Hospital, both in Pennsylvania; Senior Director of Nursing Operations at St. Francis Hospital in Delaware; and Nurse Manager of Cardiac Transplant and Telemetry at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Guyton is responsible for nursing practice and service, as well as the practice and service of a variety of clinical patient care departments, and ensuring the delivery of consistently safe, high-quality patient care across the array of programs and services provided at UMMC’s Midtown Campus. She works closely with our entire team of executives, managers and medical staff to achieve UMMC’s vision and goals, especially as they relate to nursing and patient care services here at Midtown.

A certified critical care nurse, she holds bachelor and Master of Science degrees in nursing from Widener University, a Post-Master’s certificate in healthcare administration from Villanova University, a post master’s certificate in healthcare informatics from Drexel University, and a doctorate in management with a concentration in organization development from the University of Phoenix.

She is also a member of the American Nursing Informatics Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.

DISCLAIMER: In these episodes regarding COVID-19, I reference the most up-to-date information I can, as well as adding personal opinions and reflections from me and my guests. Please note that the situation is changing by the moment, and any information shared in the course of any episode may not apply once new data or evidence emerges. Please also note that nothing shared in the course of any Nurse Keith Coaching COVID-19 podcast is intended for diagnosis or treatment; please consult your healthcare provider, your local Department of Health, the CDC, the WHO, or other reputable evidence-based sources. 

If you hear or read something I have shared that appears to be erroneous, if you can, please send an email me directly at keith@nursekeith.com. Thank you for understanding, stay safe, and keep informed.

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Nurse KeithNurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, writer, podcaster, keynote and motivational speaker, and popular career columnist. With two decades of nursing experience, Keith deeply understands the issues faced by 21st-century nurses. From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. Keith’s message of savvy career management and professional satisfaction reaches tens of thousands of nurses worldwide. Keith can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram—as well as at NurseKeith.com.
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