Meintzer Appointed Head of Quality Improvement & Compliance

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Talbot Hospice Executive Director Vivian Dodge recently announced the appointment of Mary Jane Meintzer, RN, CHPN, as Quality Improvement Coordinator and Compliance Officer as of September 1, 2018. Meintzer replaces Anne Shannahan who is retiring after a 35 year career in nursing and who has been with Talbot Hospice since 2014.

“I am delighted to have Mary Jane assume this position,” said Executive Director Vivian Dodge.“She brings many skills and talents to her new role. We so appreciate Anne’s contribution to Talbot Hospice these past four years and wish her much happiness in her retirement.”

In her dual roles as Quality Improvement Coordinator and Compliance Officer, Meintzer will identify and implement ongoing process improvement strategies and best practices to maximize efficiency and improve quality outcomes.  She will also ensure compliance with industry regulations and accreditation standards for hospice care.

“I have truly loved working as a case manager for our hospice patients, and I will miss the day to day interaction with them, but I am looking forward to my new role to help better serve our patients, families, and staff,” said Meintzer.

Meintzer has worked as a nurse case manager for Talbot Hospice since 2014, and prior to that she was a volunteer in Talbot Hospice House.She is a graduate of Macqueen Gibbs Willis School of Nursing and worked for several years at Shore Regional Hospital before leaving to join her husband in the family business. Meintzer lives in Easton with her husband Dana and has two sons and a granddaughter.

Letters to Editor

  1. Kathleen Nilsen says:

    Mary Jane CD was an absolutely wonderful case manager for my husband. She’ll be missed in that role. But congratulions. To her. She is a real asset to Talbot Hospice.

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