PRESS RELEASE FROM TRAVIS SISSON, CEO, MERIT HEALTH BATESVILLE
It is my pleasure to tell you that Angela Bennett has been appointed as Chief Nursing Officer of Merit Health Batesville. Angie began serving as interim CNO in March and she shares our excitement for Merit Health Batesville and its growth. As our permanent CNO, she will be a tremendous resource in our work to build upon the quality care we provide our community.
Angie has served in leadership and management roles throughout most of her career in healthcare, most recently as Assistant Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Nursing Officer at Gadsden Regional Medical Center in Gadsden, AL and Cherokee Medical Center in Centre, AL. In addition to serving in administrative roles such as Assistant Privacy Officer and Clinical Nurse Liaison for meaningful use projects, she has broad clinical experience in surgical services, med/surg, ED, intensive care, home health and hospice and long-term healthcare. Among her many awards and recognitions, Angie was awarded Employee of the Year and given the Patient Choice Award at Cherokee Medical Center.
Angie holds a bachelor’s degree with Magna Cum Laude honors and a Master of Science in Nursing degree with Cum Laude honors from Jacksonville State University.
Please join me in congratulating Angie on her permanent appointment.