Susan Fisher has been named the director of infection prevention at Redmond Regional Medical Center. In this role, Fisher will be responsible for the delivery of quality patient care. This will be achieved with the prevention of hospital acquired infections, staff and patient education, and the oversight of hospital practices as related to infection prevention.
Fisher comes to Redmond from Cartersville Medical Center, where she has been the infection prevention director since 2011. Fisher previously had various roles within the quality and infection prevention departments in the Pennsylvania area at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and Geisinger Medical Center. She holds a Master of healthcare administration degreee from Walden University and a Bachelor of Science in medical technology from the University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg. Fisher holds certification in infection control by the Certification Board of Infection Control, in addition to certification in healthcare quality by the National Association for Healthcare Quality.
Fisher currently resides in Lindale, where she lives with her husband. They have raised five children together who are out of the house. This allows Fisher to rescue unwanted dogs – they are up to caring for five dogs currently.