Linda Hummel RN, BSN, MHA, is System Vice-President of Safety and Quality at Mission Health System where she actively leads the journey of creating a patient and family-centered care culture with a focus on patient safety and quality at Mission Health System since December 2013.
Ms. Hummel, RN, has been a practicing professional nurse for over 36 years. She is a 2004 graduate of the National Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship sponsored by Health Forum and the American Hospital Association. She has received a Master of Health Service and Administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. She has participated as an active team member and co-author of application for achieving recognition from Lincoln Foundation for Excellence Illinois state quality award and a National Baldrige Application. She was an active member of a team with University Healthcare Consortium in writing a white paper and facilitating a conference to share with all members regarding the need for a “Culture of a Constant State of Readiness” for quality and patient safety.