Joyce Bruce, RN, MSN, JD, CPHRM
AVP, Patient Safety & Risk Solutions
Joyce provides comprehensive services to healthcare systems, hospitals, and clinics. She has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry working in clinical practice, hospital administration, law, and consulting.
Joyce’s extensive clinical leadership includes experience as director of nursing in tertiary and pediatric facilities. In these roles, she led the development of quality programs, delivery of care models, and clinical care paths, including creation of data collection systems. In addition to her healthcare background and expertise, Joyce’s legal experience includes insurance defense, criminal defense, and healthcare law.
In previous positions, Joyce also provided risk management consulting services, including program development, educational services, risk reduction, accreditation surveys, and regulatory compliance (including EMTALA and HIPAA). She also participated in the development of best policies for physician groups and hospitals.
Joyce is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and a Master of Science degree in nursing administration. Joyce earned her juris doctorate from Indiana University-Indianapolis.
Joyce is a member of the Indiana Bar, Ohio Bar, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, the American Association of Nurse Attorneys, and Ohio Society for Healthcare Risk Management. She also is a certified professional in healthcare risk management (CPHRM).