Ann Latstetter DNP, RN, joined the HCA’s Capital Division team in April of 2005 as Division Director of Quality/Risk and Clinical Resources. In 2007 she was promoted to Vice President of Quality/Risk and Clinical Resources for Capital Division and in May of 2012 she assumed the role of Division CNO and VP of Quality and in 2016 the two roles were split. She remains the Division VP of Quality. The Capital Division spans four states, Virginia, New Hampshire, Kentucky and Indiana; eighteen campuses. She leads the division’s activities relating to clinical quality improvement, patient safety, risk, infection control, credentialing, and regulatory compliance. She works with the Division Chief Medical Officer, as well as the facility Quality leads and the Chief Medical Officers, Medical and Nursing staff.
Ann began her career in nursing at Methodist Medical Center in Illinois, working in critical care in the open heart and surgical intensive care unit. This was a teaching facility affiliated with University of Illinois.
Previous to the division role Ann served as Director of Quality, Risk, Infection Control, Medical Staff Office, and Case Management at Lewis Gale Medical Center. She has held various nursing and nurse leadership positions at Lewis Gale Medical Center, Salem, Virginia, St. Mary’s, Milwaukee Wisconsin, West Penn and Alleghany Hospitals in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
Ann has served as an expert witness and nurse reviewer for several legal firms. She has also held various nursing and safety faculty positions at local Universities and College.
Ann is a member of National Association of Health Quality (NAHQ) she was a past Board Member of the state chapter for NAHQ, Virginia Association of Health Quality. She serves on a Government Relations Committee for the Virginia Nursing Association. Ann also has membership in Association for Healthcare Risk Management, Association of Nurse Executives. Locally she is part of Bridging Richmond an Attendance Collaborative for the Richmond Public Schools.
Ann is a graduate of Old Dominion University with a Doctor of Nursing Practice. Her undergraduate work, BSN, was done at Bradley University, and her MSN was obtained at Old Dominion University.