Davy Crockett, RN, MPA, FACHE

Davy is a Studer Group coach leader of community hospitals across our partner base. He also is responsible for the perioperative service line and provides oversight for our Accelerators (Leader Evaluation Manager®, Patient Call Manager™ and MyRounding®) coach specialists.

Davy has over 35 years of experience in leadership coaching and acute and post-acute hospital operations. He has a diverse background with a focus on service excellence, creating an environment for employee growth, leadership development and process improvement. He has documented sustained results in patient experience, employee engagement, physician engagement and quality metrics. A capable leader and mentor to emerging leaders, Davy is skilled in identifying the leadership competencies necessary to create strong cultures that drive sustainable outcomes. He has a Black Belt Sixth Sigma Certification and is a recipient of multiple Studer Group Pillar Awards and the organization’s highest honor, The Flame Award.

Signature Engagements

  • Improved employee engagement from the 19th percentile to 83rd percentile in 16 months at a large academic medical center
  • Increased patient experience (HCAHPS) from the 8th percentile to the 78th percentile in a regional community hospital system
  • Coached a 250-bed community hospital that moved HCAHPS overall rating of the hospital from the 30th to 83rd percentile and the responsiveness domain from the 12th to the 80th percentile in 24 months

Education and Certifications

  • Fellowship - Johnson and Johnson/Wharton Nurse Executive Program, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
  • Masters of Public Administration in Community Health, East Carolina University
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Black Belt in Six Sigma

Professional Associations

  • Member, Fellow American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)
  • Member, AORN

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Co-authored chapters in the “Nurse Leader Handbook”
  • Authored chapters in the “OAS CAHPS Compendium”
  • Co-authored the publication titled “OAS CAHPS at a Glance”
  • Authored Studer Group Insight titled “COACHING MINUTE: 3 Questions that Measure Organizational Alignment”
  • Speaks on topics including senior nurse leader competencies, driving accountability and general leadership at Huron | Studer Group Conferences

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