Nurse Experts Available to Discuss a Range of Healthcare Issues from Disaster Preparedness to Evidence-Based Practices

Expert Pitch

Dr. Anne Dabrow Woods, DNP, RN, CRNP, ANP-BCChief Nurse, Wolters Kluwer, Medical Research

Dr. Anne Dabrow Woods, DNP, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC is the Chief Nurse at Wolters Kluwer, Medical Research. She is a practicing nurse practitioner and adjunct faculty for the College of Nursing & Health Sciences for Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. With more than 30 years of experience as a nurse and over 16 years’ experience as a nurse practitioner and more than 16 years of experience as a clinical director, editor and publisher, Dr. Dabrow Woods is available to comment on a range of nursing and healthcare topics.

As hospitals and government agencies address healthcare challenges ranging from emergency preparedness policies driven by the recent Ebola outbreak to evidence-based practices in treatment and care, frontline nursing staff are under increased pressure and scrutiny.

Dr. Anne Dabrow Woods can provide her expert perspective on applying evidence-based practice approaches to treatment, as well as disaster preparedness.

“The greatest challenge facing healthcare institutions and healthcare professionals today is providing evidence-based, quality care that is cost-effective. Using evidence to inform practice coupled with clinical expertise and patient preference is the only way healthcare practice and patient outcomes will be optimized,” said Dr. Woods.

Betsy ToddClinical Editor, American Journal of Nursing Wolters Kluwer

Betsy Todd is the Clinical Editor at the American Journal of Nursing, published by Wolters Kluwer. She has been a Registered Nurse for more than 40 years with clinical experience in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, hospices, ambulatory care, and long term care. She is also has 15 years of experience as a nurse epidemiologist (infection prevention and control). She continues to practice in the area of infection prevention in ambulatory care centers.

Betsy Todd is available to comment on practical, evidence-based approaches to the prevention and control of infectious diseases in health care settings and in the home. She can also comment on the safe use of needles, syringes, and other sharps in order to protect both patients and workers in health care settings. Todd can comment on the downside of private insurance-based healthcare systems, as well. Todd was recently quoted in U.S. News & World Report. Her writings can often be found on AJN’s Off the Charts blog.