ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Point of Care Decision Support (PCDS), announced that Dr. Jennifer Glen, DNP, FNP-BC has been named Vice President, Clinical Services for the healthcare software company. Dr. Glen comes to her new role with over 15 years of healthcare experience in diverse settings including family medicine, emergency medicine and military medicine as an Army Officer. In her role as Vice President, Clinical Services, Dr. Glen is responsible for leading clinical services and training for Point of Care's Dynamic Decision Support Platform and its various modules dedicated to long-term chronic disease care and total patient health risk reduction. She will also spearhead innovative approaches enabling healthcare professionals to deliver improved clinical outcomes optimizing patient care.
Prior to joining PCDS, Dr. Glen has been a practicing doctorate prepared Nurse Practitioner with advanced education in healthcare leadership combined with evidence-based care, strategic planning and process improvement. Along with her role over the last two years as a Senior Clinical Consultant for PCDS, Dr. Glen has practiced as an Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner at Salina Regional Health Center in Salina, Kansas; Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Kansas School of Nursing; Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner at Stormont-Vail/Via Christi Emergency Department in Manhattan, Kansas; and as a Major in the United States Army, Doctorate Family Nurse Practitioner at Ft. Riley Kansas. Dr. Glen also served as the Director of Outpatient Services for the 31st Combat Support Hospital, Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan.
"I am excited to join the diverse team at PCDS dedicated to achieving results through innovative clinical decision support choices," said Dr. Glen. "I look forward to working with our developers, clinical consultants and partners to continue to provide the gold standard in evidence-based software, empowering clinicians and educating patients, allowing them the ability to make informed healthcare choices, together."
Jay Syverson, President of PCDS, added, "Jennifer has been instrumental in providing an informed and experienced clinical perspective in the development, implementation and training of Point of Care Anticoagulation (AC) software over the last two years as Senior Clinical Consultant. We are excited to have her on our team, and she will play an instrumental role in providing our clients and healthcare providers the tools they need to achieve results and real-time access to data needed to effect change within their own systems of care." Syverson added, "Jennifer is a highly motivated problem solver with solid analytic ability and a keen understanding of the clinician/patient synergy needed in today's healthcare environment. I am confident Jennifer will continue to contribute to emerging technologies at PCDS by connecting the extended network of care."
Dr. Glen has a B.S. in Biology and Nursing. She also received her MS (FNP) Family Nurse Practitioner Degree, and in 2014, received her Doctorate (DNP) in Organizational Leadership from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She is also a certified Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse. Dr. Glen is a frequent speaker and presenter on subjects including: outpatient point of care best practices, national trends impacting primary care quality and cost, as well as topics on cardiovascular disease guidelines and the current state of professional nursing, to name a few. Awards received from the U.S. Army include: Army Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal and the Army Surgeon General Provider APLSS Award.
About Point of Care Decision Support
Point of Care Decision Support, LLC (PCDS) is a healthcare software company that transforms evidence-based guidelines into intelligent tools for the point of care. With its Dynamic Decision Support Platform as a core anchor, PCDS builds intuitive healthcare tools that measure and improve the quality of patient care, provide real-time data and analysis, and have a meaningful and measurable return on investment. This provides consistency across every application to help patients and their healthcare providers manage chronic disease conditions. Interoperable with all major EMR/EHR systems, the Dynamic Decision Support Platform easily integrates new technology with existing investments, reducing implementation and operating costs. PCDS customers can more easily innovate and evolve with the changing needs of the business at a lower cost. Visit www.ptofcare.com to learn more about their anticoagulation (AC), asthma and other chronic disease applications in their solutions portfolio.
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