Chief Nursing Officer, Masters Student
"Working in rural health requires a lot of collaboration. Not only because of the limited resources, but because rural health organizations tend to help each other - just like rural communities come together in a time of need - so do rural hospitals. If our success in employee vaccination can help another hospital with their employee vaccination - the spirit of working rural continues."
Andy Bertapelle, MBA, MSN, RN serves as the Chief Nursing Officer at Gunnison Valley Health in Gunnison, Colorado. His primary work focuses on the clinical operations of the hospital. Additionally he serves as a Board Member for the regional ACO and Chairs the CNO Peer Network Group of the Western Healthcare Alliance. Andy has a passion for rural healthcare and is focused on mitigating disparities that are prevalent in rural communities.
Bachelors of Nursing
Baker University, KS
Masters of Business Administration
University of Phoenix, AZ
Masters of Nursing
Loyola University, LA
Masters of Healthcare Delivery Science
Dartmouth College, NH
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