Susan E. Armentrout, DNP, APRN, RN-BC

VP Nursing Informatics and Evidence-Based Practice

Bon Secours Mercy Health

As Vice President, Nursing Informatics and Evidence-Based Practice in one of the five largest Catholic health systems in the nation, with over 1,000 sites of care across 7 states, Sue is responsible for transforming care and care delivery with clinical technology to achieve the Quadruple Aim.

In addition to designing innovative information technologies that advance practice and achieve desired outcomes, Sue measures the impact of technological changes on patient safety, health care delivery, quality reporting and the nursing process. From this unique perspective, she interweaves user experience and computer-human interaction concepts throughout practice, with priority given to the nurse-technology interface to support nurse well-being and the best patient care.

An experienced and accomplished advanced nurse executive, informatics expert, nurse practitioner, educator and speaker, Sue has served as a senior clinical nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a Captain and flight nurse and nurse consultant in the US Air Force Reserves, an adjunct faculty member and lecturer, and has had held several clinical informatics positions.

Throughout the course of her career, Sue has received numerous honors and awards including the Nursing Excellence Award, March of Dimes Nurse of the Year, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, among others.

Sue has an adventurous streak, having mastered the unicycle, became a certified diver and soloed as a private pilot. Coming to Cincinnati, Ohio, from Boise, Idaho, Sue and her husband enjoy concerts, sporting event and trying new restaurants.