Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, has served as the Chief Nursing Officer since January 2014. As CNO, Dr. Collins is responsible for working with nursing leadership groups globally to increase their understanding of Vocera solutions, share clinical best practices and to bring their specific requirements to Vocera's product and solutions teams.
Prior to joining Vocera, Dr. Collins was vice president and business manager for Fresenius Kabi, USA, responsible for the launch of the company’s Intravenous Infusion Pump in the U.S. and led the American Nurse Project, elevating the voice of nurses across the country. Through her previous experience at Masimo Corporation as vice president of nursing and Baylor University Medical Center as vice president, woman and children’s services, Dr. Collins has deep experience maximizing market share and profitability while building on best clinical and business practices. She holds a doctorate of nursing practice from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a master’s degree in nursing administration from the University of Texas. A registered nurse for 28 years, Dr. Collins is a frequent speaker on the evolving role of nurses, the importance of communication, and how to use technology to improve clinical workflows and care team collaboration.