Clinical Director – Direct Supply
Liz Jensen, MSN,RN, RN-BC is the Clinical Director with the Direct Supply Innovation & Technology Center @MSOE. Liz leads the Direct Supply SPARK Collective, bringing together diverse professionals including clinicians, technology developers, engineers, and designers to collaborate, test and pilot innovative technology, products and services towards the aim of translating evidence-based research, regulations, and risk management strategies into practical processes that drive better outcomes, improved customer satisfaction and reduced cost to care. To date, the SPARK Collective has vetted over 500 technologies, products, and ideas and helped successfully launch 45 products and technology applications aimed at improving care and driving operational efficiencies in senior care settings. Liz’s prior experience as a senior care nurse executive, educator, and direct care nurse informs her nursing practice in this unique role. She is co-founder of the Senior Living Clinical Collaborative, a network of Senior Care CNOs committed to supporting clinical excellence in senior living. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Innovation Platform Advisory Council for AMDA/The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care; is a member of the AHCA Clinical Practice Committee; and is a frequent speaker at national and local conferences on advancing innovation within Senior Care.