Doreen Santora, RN, MPH, chief executive officer of Blue Horizon International, will be recognized as a top nurse by the International Nurses Association and will be featured in the publication Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.
Ms. Santora is receiving this honor for her outstanding acheivements, commitment to education, and demonstrated leadership in her field.
“I am grateful to be recognized by the International Nurses Association,” said Ms. Santora. “It is always nice to be recognized, but when you are honored by your colleagues it is even more special,” she added.
Ms. Santora oversees the operations of Blue Horizon International (BHI) and all of its entities including BHI Therapeutic Sciences, Blue HorizonCharitable Foundation, BHI Rejuve, and Alpha Blu, an innovative skin care line.
She has nearly 30 years of healthcare management experience, Ms. Santora is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in health administration. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the BHI and all its subsidies and places a strong emphasis on quality assurance. Ms. Santora focuses on providing outstanding medical care in a high quality, patient friendly environment.
Prior to her position here, she served as senior vice president of operations at one of the busiest and most respected healthcare institutions in the United States, Hackensack University Medical Center.
She was responsible for the growth and development of several nationally and internationally clinical programs that received numerous healthcare awards and distinctions including: outpatient surgery, cardiac surgery, cardiology serves, radiology, sleep medicine, women’s health, executive health, plastic and reconstructive surgery, dermatology, medical spa, pain and palliative care, transfusion-free bloodless medicine, heart failure, and home-based healthcare. Ms. Santora was responsible for more than 1,900 employees and an annual budget of $268 million.
BHI Therapeutic Sciences/ Blue Horizon Stem Cells are the world’s leading provider of adult and children’s stem cell therapies. We have safely and efficiently performed more than 3,000 stem cell research procedures to date. We are the only treatment provider approved and associated with The Wuhan University Department of Medicine, The Biochemistry Institute of Wuhan University. We are fully licensed by the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic to offer cord blood, bone marrow and adipose stem cell derived treatments at Malacky Hospital near Bratislava, Slovakia.
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