CLINICAL OPERATIONS LEADERS ANNOUNCED
DeAnna Looper, RN, CHPN, CHPCA, was named Chief Compliance Officer, and Danny Cox, BSN, was appointed Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations for Carrefour Associates, the management firm for Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, one of the nation’s leading hospice care providers.
Looper brings more than 40 years’ experience in healthcare, education and administration to this newly created position. As Chief Compliance Officer, she will oversee all clinical, legal and regulatory compliance operations across 11 Crossroads sites in seven states. She served most recently as Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations, refining her expertise in regulatory, clinical and legal compliance and promotion of clinical excellence through education of other Crossroads leaders. Joining Crossroads as a nurse at its founding in 1995 and advancing through several operational roles, Looper has been instrumental in leading the organization to the forefront of the hospice care industry.
A graduate of Tulsa Junior College (now Tulsa Community College) with an AS in Nursing, Looper continued her education attending Kaplan University and University of Oklahoma. She earned certifications as a Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse, Hospice and Palliative Care Administrator, Legal Nurse Consultant, Grief Recovery Specialist, HPNA Approved Educator and ELNEC (end-of-life care) Trainer. She is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Health Care Compliance Association and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.
Cox advances to Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations from his previous position as Clinical Consultant for Carrefour, a key clinical operations role he has held since 2014, successfully leading the implementation of a new hospice-specific electronic medical record platform across all 11 Crossroads sites. In his new role, Cox will be responsible for leading the enterprise-wide integration of all clinical operations for Crossroads. Cox joined Crossroads in 2011 as a Clinical Director at its Cincinnati, OH, location.
Cox earned his nursing degrees from the University of Cincinnati, where he also served as an adjunct clinical instructor in nursing before joining Crossroads.
“With their combined expertise in hospice care, regulatory compliance, clinical operations and administration, and a shared passion for providing exceptional, compassionate care to our patients and their families, we are pleased to deepen our leadership bench with these outstanding professionals,” said Crossroads CEO Perry Farmer.
Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care is committed to being at the forefront of the hospice care industry, continually shaping the way end-of-life care is viewed and administered. Crossroads’ mission is to provide highly unique, comprehensive, and compassionate hospice services to persons experiencing a life-limiting illness and to their caregivers. Visit www.crossroadshospice.com for more information.