Ginger Hook, MSN, RN, has been named vice president and CNO of Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, Ill., which is part of Loyola University Health System. Hook will assume the role on March 9. In this position, she will implement initiatives to advance quality, patient-centered care across the hospital, according to a news release.
A nurse with nearly 25 years of experience, Hook most recently served as system director of clinical informatics at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in South Bend, Ind., where she has been since 2007. She previously was vice president of cardiovascular services at La Porte Hospital and Health System in La Porte, Ind. She served as director of nursing for Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, Tenn., and director of pharmacy and physical therapy for Logansport Memorial Hospital in Logansport, Ind.
Hook served in the U.S. Army Reserve as a critical-care nurse for 10 years, including active duty in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom, according to the release.