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Release Date: 03/30/2015

Matthew Quin, RN, MSN, vice president of patient care services at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England Hospital, and Mary Marran, MS, OT, MBA, vice president of service line integration for orthopedics and brain and behavioral health services for Care New England Health System, recently were notified of their selection to participate in the 2015 America’s Essential Hospitals Fellows Program, Innovative and Adaptive Leadership: Essential in Times of Change.

Quin and Marran were among many candidates who were nominated from America’s Essential Hospitals member organizations. According to America’s Essential Hospitals Senior Vice President for Leadership and Innovation, David Engler, PhD, this program, “provides a valuable opportunity to network with colleagues who share similar missions and understand the unique challenges of the safety net.”

Quin has served as the vice president for nursing operations at Women & Infants Hospital since 2013. A graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, Quin earned a master of science in nursing at Simmons College. He is a member of the American Association of Critical Care (AACN) and its Greater Boston Chapter, Organization of Nurse Leaders of MA and RI (ONL), and Sigma Theta Tau International, the National Nursing Honor Society.

Quin has received numerous awards, including the AACN Circle of Excellence Award for Nurse Leadership, the AACN Gold Beacon Award and the Partners in Excellence Award from Partners Healthcare Institutions.

Marran has served as Care New England vice president of service line integration for orthopedics and brain and behavioral health services since 2013. She also serves as the executive manager for operations, planning and business development as well as the director of informatics for Butler Hospital, also a Care New England Hospital. Marran started her career with Butler Hospital as a staff occupational therapist in 1985. She received her bachelor and masters of science degrees in occupational therapy from the University of New Hampshire and her MBA at the University of Phoenix. Marran is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and a member of Leadership RI Theta II Class of 2012.

Marran is a recipient of the Irene Allard Clinical Educator of the Year Award awarded by the New England Occupational Therapy Education Council and is a former Butler Hospital Employee of the year.

About America’s Essential Hospitals
America’s Essential Hospitals, formerly the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care.

About Care New England
Care New England, located in Rhode Island, was founded in 1996 by Butler Hospital, Kent Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital. Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island joined the system as a hospital partner in 2013. Care New England is an integrated health care system that offers a continuum of quality care. The system includes primary care and specialty physicians; three teaching hospitals affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler, Memorial and Women & Infants; a community hospital, Kent, affiliated with the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine; a home care and hospice agency, the VNA of Care New England; a community based mental health provider organization, The Providence Center; and the Care New England Wellness Center.

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