Monday, August 05, 2013
BHIP's Quality Manager Chosen as Treasurer of American Holistic Nurses Association
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Barry Gallison, regional manager of Quality Management, Epidemiology, and Patient Safety at Broward Health Imperial Point (BHIP) was recently elected to serve a two-year term as treasurer of the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), a non-profit professional membership organization.
In this role, Gallison will oversee the finances of the AHNA and all levels of fiscal accountability.
A certified holistic nurse with 18 years of practical experience in both clinical and nursing operations, quality management, and performance improvement, Dr. Gallison has made holistic healthcare a focus of his career.
“Holistic health means understanding your mind as well as your body,” he says. “I’m a lifelong learner, and discovered long ago that education helps me keep consistently moving forward. At day’s end I always ask myself what I’ve learned, and if I’ve learned nothing new that day, I get out of bed.”
Holistic nursing is recognized by the American Nurses Association as an official nursing specialty with both a defined scope and standards of practice.
Over the past 32 years, the AHNA’s primary mission is to advance holistic healthcare by increasing awareness, education and both professional and personal community-building among nurses, other healthcare professionals, and the public.¬¬¬¬ AHNA currently services almost 4,500 members through 130 local chapters/networks both in the U.S. and abroad.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 70 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class healthcare services to our neighbors in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.
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