Hudson, Florida (March 2, 2016) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point announces the appointment of Lori Spight, MHA, BSN, RN, as Chief Nursing Officer. Ms. Spight comes to RMCBP from an HCA sister facility, Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas. There she served as both Associate Chief Nursing Officer and Interim Chief Nursing Officer. While serving in those positions she improved RN retention, improved nursing resources, and opened a new 25-bed ortho neuro unit and 10 bed progressive care unit as part of a $110 million expansion. She also opened a 25 bed Level II emergency department.
She has been the Executive Sponsor for iMobile technology implementation and also served as the Facility Stakeholder Engagement Champion for Patient Experience.
In addition to her HCA position at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, she also served as a Director of Cardiac Telemetry and Progressive Care Units and the Transplant Unit/Nursing Operations at Research Medical Center in Missouri.
Ms. Spight holds a Masters in Health Administration degree from Webster University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rockhurst University. She is also a graduate of the HCA Chief Nursing Officer Development Program.
She’s a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. We have more than 350 physicians, 1,264 employees and 500 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
Level II Trauma Center
Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care – The Joint Commission
Certified Advance Primary Stroke Center – Joint Commission
2014 and 2015 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, VTE and stroke – The Joint Commission
Heart & Stroke Champions Award Winner 1998 – 2011
MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Accredited – American College of Radiology
Approved Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons
5 Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: primary stroke center, acute myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft, joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee
Awarded Hospital Safety Score of “A” in SIX consecutive rankings by The Leapfrog Group
Recipient of the 2014 American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Gold Performance Achievement Award in stroke
Awarded full Atrial Fibrillation Certification status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is located at 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL. 34667. For additional information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.com or visit us on Facebook.