AHA Associate Podcast Series | SimpliFi

AHA Associate Podcast Series | SimpliFi



AHA Associates Bringing Value Podcast


In this podcast series, the AHA checks in with its Associates to learn how they are supporting members and leveraging the AHA Associate Program to stay connected with members and help them achieve their goals and objectives.

Episode 39: Building a Core Nursing Staff with a Unique Precepting Approach

In this episode, Claire Zangerle interviews June Altaras, Chief Quality, Safety and Nursing Officer for MultiCare Health System; Heather Coleman, VP of Clinical Practice and Professional Development for MultiCare; and Bambi Gore, Chief Clinical Officer for SimpliFi. Claire Zangerle who has served in nurse executive roles for Allegheny Health Network, Ohio Visiting Nurse Association, and Cleveland Clinic. They address a challenge many hospitals are facing; how to rebuild their core nursing staff. They discuss how MultiCare applied a unique approach to precepting to support their transformation strategy, as well as the results and lessons learned along the way.



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At SimpliFi, our mission is to help health systems maintain the staff necessary to realize patient volume and revenue, while reducing their agency labor costs. We serve as a guide to identify and implement labor cost-saving strategies for health systems across the US. We do this via a menu of workforce solutions delivered by SimpliFi team members and a pre-vetted portfolio of partners. Our approach reduces vetting time, administrative burden, and execution risk so our clients can stand up new strategies and start realizing savings, more quickly.

To see a full list of the current AHA Associates like SimpliFi, visit this page.

Featured On This Episode

Bambi Gore

Bambi Gore, MSN, FNP-BC

Chief Clinical Officer


June Altaras

June Altaras, MN, NEA-BC, RN

EVP, Chief Quality, Safety and Nursing Officer

MultiCare Health System

Heather Coleman

Heather Coleman, MSN, RN

VP, Clinical Practice and Professional Development

MultiCare Health System

Claire Zangerle

Claire Zangerle, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL, FAAN

Region 2 Director


Kathleen J. Wessel

Kathleen J. Wessel

Vice President, Business Management and Operations

American Hospital Association