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Orange Regional Medical Center Announces Additions to its Nursing Leadership Team

September 25, 2012

Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the following additions to its nursing leadership team.

Anita Adler, RN-BC, MS joined Orange Regional as the Director of Nursing Informatics and Decision Support. Ms. Adler was previously a Nursing Application Analyst at Hudson Valley Hospital Center and served as a Patient Educator at Matria Healthcare, Inc. In her new role, Ms. Adler will act as a liaison between the Hospital’s clinical areas and IT Department. She will determine the needs and requirements for clinical applications related to information systems in acute and ambulatory healthcare settings. Ms. Adler will work with staff and physicians to optimize the usage of clinical systems through education and training, quality outcomes and providing support in accordance with organizational goals. She earned an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Rockland Community College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from College of Staten Island and a Master’s degree in Nursing from SUNY at Stony Brook. Ms. Adler is also certified in Informatics Nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Deborah Hewitt, RN, MBA has been appointed Program Administrator, Professional Nursing Practice. Ms. Hewitt joined Orange Regional in 2010 as the Nursing Director of Outpatient Operations. In this role, she has taken the lead in several areas including the review and revision of policy and procedures hospital-wide, acted as outpatient nurse liaison to Orange Regional’s administrative and executive teams as well as working with the Inpatient Nursing division to develop and create standardization in work among inpatient and outpatient services. Prior to joining Orange Regional, Ms. Hewitt was the Assistant Director of Nursing at Crystal Run Healthcare, LLP and was also Assistant Director of Nursing and registered nurse at former Orange Regional Horton campus. In her new role, she will be responsible for providing clinical and administrative direction to the Nursing Professional Practice program including orientation, education and training, quality improvement, professional standards, regulatory compliance and the shared governance program. Ms. Hewitt has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing and a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Phoenix. Ms. Hewitt is also pursuing a Master’s degree in Nursing from Yale University.

For more information about careers at Orange Regional Medical Center, visit www.ormccareers.org.

Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

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