Elaine Bridge, DNP, RN

Vice President of Clinical Operations
Partners HealthCare System, Inc.

Elaine Bridge is currently the Vice President of Clinical Operations on the Partners eCare leadership team. The Partners eCare team is responsible for oversight and implementation of the Epic electronic health record for the entire Partners Healthcare System (PHS), fully replacing most legacy IS solutions across the PHS enterprise. In this role, Elaine is responsible for the design and facilitation of the overall (Pminers) Partners eCare organizational readiness, training, clinician engagement and clinical continuity activities  including stabilization and optimization across the enterprise. Partnering with each site executive along the five year Epic implementation timeline, Elaine is involved in supporting PHS stakeholder needs related to this technology platform, while ensuring successful interactions between our system and our caregivers.

Elaine served as the Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing for the prior 14 years as well as serving as the interim Chief Operating Officer for Newton­ Wellesley Hospital from 2013-2014. This extensive leadership and operations experience in all care settings, along with Elaine's broad and deep understanding of our care environments, guides her ability to establish the vision, areas of focus, and key performance indicators of a successful deployment across the Pminer's eCare program.

Elaine received her BS in nursing from the University of Rhode Island and her MBA from Framingham State College. She has completed the Executive Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Elaine is a member, and past President of the Organization of Nurse Leaders of MA/RI, a Clinical Instructor at the MGH Institute of Health Professions and an Assistant Professor Graduate School of Nursing at UMass Worcester. She is also a member of the nursing advisory boards at Regis College, University of Rhode Island and Framingham State University.