Clinch Valley Health COO Shannon Showalter Earns Patient Safety Credential

January 10, 2018

The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) recently recognized Shannon Showalter, COO, Clinch Valley Health as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS).

“Earning this credential attests to Shannon’s professional competency in patient safety science and application,” said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, President, CBPPS. “This achievement demonstrates his expertise in this critical discipline and positions him among those committed to and leading patient safety work.”

Showalter earned this credential in part by passing a rigorous, evidence-based examination that tests candidates on their competency in patient safety science and application. Showalter is currently employed as Chief Operations Officer at Clinch Valley Health.

With the conferring of certification Showalter is privileged to use the CPPS credential.

For more information about the CPPS credential, contact the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety at (617) 391-9927 or write to info@cbpps.org.