Frankie Hamilton is a Quality Specialist/Manager at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He has a 4-year background as a high school chemistry and biology teacher and has been a registered nurse for seven years, working at the bedside in direct patient care for 4 years, and working in management for the last three. Frankie completed a 12-month BSN program at SUNY Stony Brook, recently completed his MBA in Strategic Healthcare Management at Hofstra University and is slotted to graduate with his MSN in Primary Care Nursing this coming fall. Frankie is a member of the NYC Chapter of Men In Nursing, and he is a member of the National Association for Healthcare Quality. Frankie is also a recently commissioned Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Navy Nurse Corps where he is able to contribute to the improvement of naval healthcare.
In his current role, Frankie leads projects revolving around sepsis care performance improvement, collects and reports sepsis data to the NYS Department of Health, and presents the hospital’s sepsis care metrics to senior leadership for review. Frankie also co-facilitates an Opioid Steering Committee with the CMO of Lenox Hill in an effort to establish compliance with the newest Joint Commission standards on pain control. Frankie hopes to utilize his nursing knowledge, varied professional experience, and recent business degree to effect large scale change in sepsis care and continue to raise sepsis awareness in alignment with the goals of the Sepsis Alliance.