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Denise Burgen

Degree & Credential: MBA, MSN, FNP, RN
Location: New York
Title: Chief Quality & Innovation Officer
Organization: UR Medicine Home Care
Profession: Health Care Administrator

Denise Burgen MBA, MSN, FNP, RN is currently the Chief Quality & Innovation  Officer at UR Medicine Home Care (Visiting Nurse Service etc.) She was previously the head of Corporate Health and Global Wellness world-wide for Bausch + Lomb, Inc. and Senior Director of Cardiovascular Services at Kaleida Health overseeing the Cardiac and Vascular Service lines across Kaleida Health’s system of hospitals and long term care centers. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) who has worked in Vascular Surgery for a good portion of her career. She was Board Certified as a Fellow in the American Academy of Wound Management and has opened an operated a Diabetic Foot and Wound Care Center in her career.

Ms. Burgen is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University Of Rochester School Of Nursing.  Ms. Burgen received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing from Keuka College in Keuka Park, New York. She also earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing (1993) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Rochester (2002). In 2012, Ms. Burgen received a Certificate in Managing Healthcare Delivery from the Harvard Business School in Boston, MA. She is currently working on her Doctorate degree from the University of Rochester. Anticipated completion of the Doctorate degree is in May of 2018.

Ms. Burgen teaches the Leadership Colloquium and Medical Informatics, Process Improvement and Measurement Outcomes courses in the Master’s Degree Program-Leadership in Healthcare Systems at the University of Rochester’s School of Nursing.

Ms. Burgen is an adjunct faculty member at various colleges teaching Healthcare Finance, Healthcare Operations and Healthcare Marketing at the Masters level for Healthcare Administration degree students.

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