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Jo M. Pierce, RN, Partner
A management consultant with over thirty years of progressive, diverse healthcare experience, Ms. Pierce provides consulting services in the areas of administration, operational assessment, productivity management, rural health and senior health care clinic operations and regulatory compliance issues. At the hospital level, her past positions have included Emergency Department Director, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Administrator. Experience at the corporate level has included internal audit and equipment planning.

For five years from 1989 to 1994, Ms. Pierce served as Corporate Director of Nursing/Productivity to a major hospital chain with 3 owned and 7 managed hospitals. Her extensive experience with JCAHO and federal/state standards made Jo a Key member of a corporate management team assisting hospitals in successful resolution regulatory compliance issues, including strategic planning and emergency preparedness. Additionally she served on the Houston Hospital Council assisting with planning for coordination of services between hospitals, ambulance services, fire department, police department and health care agencies in the event of a major disaster.

Since 1990, as a healthcare consultant Ms. Pierce has assisted hospitals and clinics in ten states with organizational, management and productivity issues. Serving as administrator for terms from six to fourteen months, Ms. Pierce has always receiving high mask from private (JCAHO), state (Departments of Health and Human Services), and federal (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) regulatory agencies.

Ms. Pierce received her nursing education from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas and did post-graduate work at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.
Areas of Specialization
  • Hospital Operations
  • Interim Management
  • Hospital-wide Productivity Analysis
  • Rural Health Clinic Operations
  • Skilled Nursing Exception Request
  • Nursing Operations Review