Annette Roberts is a Program Director in Patient Safety at CRICO. Prior to joining CRICO, Ms. Roberts worked at Milford Regional Medical Center since 2012 as the Director of Quality and Patient Safety. In this role, she was responsible for liaisons with many national organizations that monitor patient safety reporting and data. Throughout her career she has worked closely with hospital executives and clinical leaders in spearheading many quality improvement initiatives to advance patient and staff satisfaction and improve patient outcomes. Clinically she has practiced in the areas of pediatrics, special care nursery and med/surg.

Annette received her nursing degree at Lasell College and bachelor’s degree from UMass Boston. She completed a master’s degree in Healthcare Quality, Patient Safety, and Risk Management from Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Annette is the patient safety liaison for the following organizations: Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Health Physicians, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, New England Baptist, and McLean Hospital.

Annette Roberts

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