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Hospital names nursing directors

New Britain [November 17 2011] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) has named two nursing directors:

Korrine Roth, M.S.N., R.N.-BC, NEA-BC has been named director of Professional Development/Quality. Before joining HOCC, she was director of Professional Development and Patient Care Services Quality at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New London. She has extensive experience in nursing management at various Connecticut hospitals and at Qualidigm, a healthcare quality improvement organization in Rocky Hill. She is also an experienced nursing instructor, currently teaching at Gateway Community College, North Haven. Roth earned her nursing diploma from the Ona M. Wilcox School of Nursing, Middletown; her associate’s degree from Middlesex Community College, Middletown; her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Central Connecticut State University; and her master’s in nursing education from the University of Hartford. She is pursuing her doctorate of philosophy, specializing in nursing education, from Capella University, Minneapolis.

Dianna Kiraly, M.S., R.N.-BC has been named director of Patient Care Systems. She is responsible for the clinical implementation of various technological applications, and management of HOCC’s staffing office, nursing supervisors, patient bed management and other functions. Before joining HOCC, she worked at Waterbury Hospital Health Center for 32 years, serving most recently as director of Quality Management. Her previous positions included director of Clinical Informatics, director of Clinical Resources and various positions in Emergency Services and other departments. Kiraly earned her nursing diploma from Grace-New Haven School of Nursing, New Haven; her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Saint Joseph’s College, Standish, Maine; and her master’s in nursing with a concentration in healthcare informatics at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver.

Contact: Nancy Martin, (860) 224-5900, X4366

Dianna Kiraly, M.S., R.N.-BC

Korrine Roth, M.S.N., R.N.-BC, NEA-BC

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