New at The Joint Commission


New at The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission appointed Cheryl L. Hoying, RN, as chief nurse executive and executive vice president of customer relations.

Hoying reports to President/Chief Executive Officer Mark Chassin, MD. As a member of The Joint Commission enterprise senior management team, she is responsible for building and strengthening relationships with accredited and certificated organizations and other stakeholders. She will draw on extensive customer input and feedback to help guide business development and retention strategies, and play a leadership role with groups such as The Joint Commission’s Nursing Advisory Council and external stakeholders across the continuum of health care.

Hoying has extensive experience in both academic and community-based independent hospitals and health care systems, as well as in ambulatory and extended care settings. A frequent national and international speaker, she previously served as senior vice president of patient services at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Among her many accomplishments there, she assisted with efforts that decreased serious harm to patients by 85 percent through high reliability practices.

Hoying held prior positions including patient care services administrator and administrative director at the Ohio State University Medical Center; vice president for patient care services at Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia, Ohio; and a range of clinical and administrative nursing roles including vice president at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio.

A fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Hoying has been recognized with ACHE’s Senior Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award by ACHE, as well as the Prism Diversity Award of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), in addition to numerous other honors and certifications. A past president and board member for AONE, she remains active with AONE, ACHE, the American Nurses Association and the Society of Pediatric Nurses.

Hoying holds a Ph.D. in administration from the University of Cincinnati, as well as an MS in nursing administration and a BSN in community health & rehabilitation from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.