Dee Kumpar MBA, BSN, RN, CSPHP

Manager Enterprise SPH Programs, Hill-Rom

Dee Kumpar is the Manager Enterprise Safe Patient Handling Programs at Hill-Rom/Liko. She has many years of experience as a registered nurse in Corporate Risk Management, Workers Compensation Review and Surgery. Dee received her MBA from Marylhurst University, her BSN and Lean Healthcare Certification from the University of Michigan. She is a national speaker and Safe Patient Handling advocate and consultant. She is a Certified Safe Patient Handling Professional, and member of the ASPHP Board; an active member of ANA, ASHRM, and AORN. Dee worked with the ANA to write the Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Interprofessional National Standards released June 2013 and is currently working with the Facilities Guidelines Institute to revise recommendations for bariatric care in the healthcare setting. Dee has worked with several large Health systems to support adoption of their SPHM Programs and is active in promoting both state and Federal legislation to advance safety for both patients and healthcare workers.