Deborah J. Leblanc, Registered Nurse (RN), is also designated as a Certified Nurse Executive Advanced (NEA-BC) and a LEAN Healthcare Executive. Deborah attended high school in Flushing, Michigan. As a cum laude graduate from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, she achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Deborah also has a Master of Management from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Additionally, she has completed the Johns Hopkins Case Management Academy and the Healthcare Advisory Board Nursing Leadership Academy.
As a professional, Deborah has demonstrated an exceptional ability to organize, plan and manage comprehensive operations. Mrs. Leblanc is considered an expert in clinical care and business operations. She is also a passionate advocate of quality outcomes and patient safety. She served as chief nursing officer for Ingham Regional Medical Center in Lansing, Michigan. Focused on patient satisfaction, her outstanding verbal and written communications skills afforded her great success as the president of DL Consulting. Mrs. Leblanc is committed to a culture of excellence and currently serves as the vice president of Patient Care Services at the Detroit Medical Centerís Detroit Receiving Hospital.
In 2009, Detroit Receiving Hospital received the Magnet Award for excellence in nursing service. This award is given by the American Nursesí Credentialing Center, an affiliate of the American Nurses Association, to hospitals where nursing delivers excellent patient care. The Magnet Award is the highest recognition that a hospital or medical center can attain in nursing. This prestigious award affirms that Detroit Receiving Hospital attracts and retains well-qualified nurses, upholds stringent standards for nursing practice and has a high level of job satisfaction.