BRATTLEBORO - Brattleboro Memorial Hospital officials announced the hiring of Mary Ellen Esser, RN as Director of Risk Management, Patient Safety and Credentialing.
Esser has more than 15 years of experience in the field of medical risk management, performance improvement and infection control. Most recently, she was the Interim Director of Quality for Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center, a 95 bed facility serving the needs of south-central New Mexico. Esser has also worked for major hospitals in both Washington, DC and Long Beach, CA and served as a consultant to health care facilities in Texas.
"Mary Ellen brings with her a depth of knowledge, experience and focus in the field of quality and risk management. BMH is very fortunate to have her on our team," said BMH Chief Medical Officer, Kathleen McGraw, MD.
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) has provided health care services for over one hundred years. A licensed, 61-bed, not-for-profit community hospital located in southeastern Vermont, it serves a rural population of about 55,000 people in 22 towns in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.