Kat Russell is a Registered Nurse and Clinical Nurse Leader with a passion for improving patient outcomes through quality improvement initiatives and cost-effectiveness strategies. Ms. Russell currently serves as a Health Editor with the Integrated Care Leadership Network, championing the development and implementation of an online platform to accelerate the adoption of evidence-based practices and innovative strategies in clinical settings. As a Project Manager and Clinical Advisor for The Altos Group, Ms. Russell supports hospitals within the California Hospital Engagement Network to achieve success in improving patient experience, clinical effectiveness and patient safety. She earned her Master's in Nursing from the University of San Francisco in the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) program. Ms. Russell completed her CNL residency in University of California, San Francisco's Clinical & Translational Science Institute, improving research participant satisfaction and comprehension during the informed consent process. She holds a B.A. in East Asian Languages and Literature from the University of Oregon, and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society.