Danielle Pierotti RN, PhD, CENP

Vice President, Quality and Research

Danielle Pierotti RN, PhD, CENP, leads the development and integration of evidence into all aspects of home-based care in support of the national quality agenda. Dr. Pierotti’s clinical practice included adult medical-surgical, oncology, hospice, and leadership in hospitals, clinics, and homes. She pioneered a new role specializing in nursing quality, leading, and developing initiatives across a community hospital system, including both in and outpatient care. As Chief Nurse for a rural hospice provider with a 25,000 square mile service area, she translated the Magnet Model for clinical excellence into the interdisciplinary environment of home-based care.

Dr. Pierotti earned her PhD in Nursing at the University of Utah. Her primary research focuses on improving patient care and outcomes, specifically the intersection between practitioner knowledge, practice, and outcomes. As an educator, author, presenter, and researcher, Dr. Pierotti strives to actively promote and develop clinical practice as a central strategy to maximize human health through the application of knowledge and use of measurement.