Mansfield named to Beryl Institute Nurse Executive Council

Innovative nurse execs to support Institute’s Nurse Leader Engagement in Patient Experience effort

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 12, 2018)- Jerry Mansfield, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, MUSC Health Executive Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Patient Experience Officer, has been named a member of the newly established Beryl Institute Nurse Executive Council (NEC), which is comprised of senior nurse leaders across the country. Formally launched in late 2017, the NEC is comprised of a diverse network of innovative and visionary nurse executives who will work collaboratively with the Institute to develop strategies for nurse leader engagement in the broader patient experience movement as well as inform the efforts of the Institute. The NEC will hold its first in-person meeting in association with The Beryl Institute Patient Experience Conference.

At MUSC Health, senior leaders embrace innovation, collaboration, integrity, respect and compassion, all of which are required when addressing an ongoing commitment to engaging patient and family voices to support ongoing excellence in patient care delivery.

The NEC will complement the Institute’s Executive Board, Advisory Board, Resource Advisory Council and Global Patient and Family Advisory Council. Members are current nurse executives, representing a diverse range of organizations and perspectives, who exemplify a commitment to patient experience excellence and improvement through their organization.


About MUSC Health

MUSC Health is the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), comprised of a 700-bed medical center, the MUSC College of Medicine and the physician’s practice plan. It serves patients across South Carolina and beyond through four hospital facilities in Charleston and more than 100 outreach sites. Among these are the Hollings Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated center in the state, and a nationally recognized Children’s Hospital. The Medical University was founded in 1824 and has become a premiere academic health sciences center at the forefront of the latest advances in medicine, with world-class physicians, scientists and groundbreaking research and technology that is often the first of its kind in the world. Visit for more information.

About The Beryl Institute

The Beryl Institute is the global community of practice dedicated to improving the patient experience through

collaboration and shared knowledge. We define patient experience as the sum of all interactions, shaped by an organization’s culture, that influence patient perceptions across the continuum of care.