Joanne T. Clavelle, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, is currently Regional Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer – West for GetWellNetwork, an interactive patient care technology company, providing clinical collaboration and advisement to senior leadership and nursing teams in the western and northwestern United States. Working in collaboration with the company’s SVP/Chief Clinical Officer and Clinical Excellence Team, Dr. Clavelle oversees a team of Interactive Care Coaches that lead clinical practice design changes supported by innovative technology solutions. Prior to this, Dr. Clavelle served as a Chief Nursing Officer for over nine years, most recently as system Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Scottsdale Healthcare, and later HonorHealth, responsible for nursing oversight of over 3,400 nurses at its five Magnet®-designated hospitals in both Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Clavelle also served as Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer for St. Luke’s Health System, Treasure Valley, in Boise, Idaho, a five-time designated ANCC Magnet® organization, Vice President of Ancillary Services at the University of Vermont Medical Center, and seven years with VHA Inc. in clinical and community health leadership roles, working with over 60 hospitals in seven states across the northwestern US. Dr. Clavelle has an AD in Nursing (University of Vermont), a BSN (Vermont College of Norwich University), an MS in Community Health Administration and Wellness Promotion (California College for Health Sciences), and Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton (FPB) School of Nursing. She currently serves as adjunct faculty for the DNP Program at the Case FBP School of Nursing and editorial boards of the Journal of Nursing Administration and the American College of Healthcare Executives Health Executive publication.
Joanne serves as director-at large of Sigma, and has served as Chair of Sigma’s Clinical Advisory Committee, board of directors for the Cancer Support Community (Phoenix), Advisory Committee of the American Nurses Association Barriers to RN Scope of Professional Issues Panel, and Premier Clinical Strategic Advisory Council. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, Colorado Nurses Association, Colorado Organization of Nurse Leaders, and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives - board certified in healthcare administration, and is certified in nursing administration, advanced, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has been recognized as an Arizona Top Women in Business Recognition from the Arizona Republic in 2015, and the Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) Award from the Women’s & Children’s Alliance in Boise, Idaho in 2010.
Dr. Clavelle is a well-known writer, presenter, and researcher, is published in several peer-reviewed professional journals and speaks frequently at state and national conferences on transformational leadership, structural empowerment, Magnet®, nursing practice environment, nurse practitioner/physician collaborative practice, the impact of technology on transforming nursing practice, and other topics She is currently leading a nationally recognized research team on developing a model and instrument to measure professional governance in organizations.