The American Organization of Nurse Executives on April 11 will present its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award to Gail Latimer, a former hospital CEO, nurse executive, consultant and adjunct faculty with more than 30 years of experience in health care. As chief nursing officer at Siemens Healthcare and Cerner Premier, Cerner Corporation, Latimer helped lead the design of clinical information systems to improve daily nursing practice and patient care. She currently provides consulting services to Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh and holds an adjunct faculty appointment at Pennsylvania State University, where she also chairs the Dean’s Advisory and Development Council at the College of Nursing. Latimer also has served as a member of the AONE Board of Directors, chair of the AONE Foundation board and president of the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders. 

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