Dianne Adelfio

Chief Nursing Officer

Dianne Adelfio is the Chief Nursing Offier for UT Health East Texas – Tyler, a Level 1 Trauma Center and acute care hospital in Tyler TX. Dianne has oversight for patient care, emergency room and cardiovascular services at the Tyler campus of UTHET. Dianne is also responsible to the UT Health East Texas Health System as the Divisional CNO responsible for standardizing, developing, and to ensure appropriate transformation of evidence-based care into daily practice throughout the health system.

Under the administrative direction of Dianne, the Cardiovascular Institute at UT Health Tyler is the recipent of the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that UTHET Tyler has reached an aggressive goal of treating cardiac patients as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
Dianne has a Master’s in Nursing Science (MSN) degree from the University of Phoenix with a focus in Nursing Administration. She also has a Bachelorate degree in Business Administration from LeTourneau University in Longview Texas.

Dianne is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). She serves as the incoming president and an Advisory Board Member for the east Texas region of the American Heart Association.


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