Tenet Healthcare and Delray Medical Center Name New Chief Nursing Officer of the Hospital and Palm Beach GroupMar 7, 2019
Delray Beach, Fla. - March 7th 2019 - Delray Medical Center appoints Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Flippo as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Flippo will also serve as the CNO for Tenet Healthcare’s Palm Beach Group hospitals. Flippo brings extensive healthcare leadership experience, and a demonstrated focus on patient-centered care, and performance improvement.
“Libby earned this opportunity based on her excellent track record of achieving stellar results throughout her nursing career,” said chief executive officer, Maggie Gill. “We look forward to her leadership to help ensure the continued level of excellence in our nursing care that our community has come to know and expect.”
Prior to joining Delray Medical Center, Flippo served as Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing officer for Cleveland Clinic Martin Health since 2013-where she began as Assistant Vice President, Site Administrator and Chief Nursing Officer. She was promoted to Vice President, and System Chief Nursing Officer. Flippo also served as Senior Vice President. Her responsibilities included oversight of patient care in the organization’s three hospitals. In addition, Flippo helped lead the successful opening of Tradition Medical Center, the organization’s first hospital in Port St. Lucie.
Prior to her time at Martin Health, Flippo served as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee.
Flippo earned her Bachelor’s in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing Leadership for Healthcare Systems from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.