Dr. Kathy Menefee brings extensive clinical and executive management experience to her role as a Consultant for the TeleTracking team. With hospital and health system experience in operational and support roles as a nurse for more than 30 years, she has been a member of executive teams in hospitals, post-acute, and community settings. In addition to serving as a member of senior leadership, her responsibilities have included orchestrating the acquisition and implementation of patient care technology, leading health system departments such as quality, service and safety, learning and organizational development, and process improvement.
Dr. Menefee's experience includes leadership positions with small rural hospitals, large tertiary medical centers and health systems. She provided leadership for operational and support roles for more than two decades for Riverside Health System, based in Newport News, Virginia. A national presenter on topics such as information technology, healthcare quality and process improvement, her doctoral work and professional passion is focused on the development and improvement of interdisciplinary approaches to care across healthcare settings. Her research has shown that approach to result in positive outcomes for the patient, care team and organization.
Dr. Menefee holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Shenandoah and James Madison Universities, a master’s degree in Nursing Administration and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from George Mason University. She is also certified as a Nurse Executive at the Advanced Level by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and a Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).