We are excited to welcome Denise Atwood to the Risk Management team as DMG’s new CRO.

Denise brings many years of experience and expertise to DMG. She is a registered nurse, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), and a licensed healthcare law attorney with a focus in healthcare law and hospital administration.

As a former Vice President of Operations at Maricopa Integrated Health System, Denise has extensive experience in the areas of provider relations, risk management, healthcare operations, compliance, and quality.

Denise was an adjunct professor for two universities where she taught health care law, ethics and politics/public policy. She regularly presents ethics and compliance education for the students and residents at A.T. Still University, and she provides ethics education and evaluations for the Arizo- na State Board of Nursing.

Denise is also a published author and speaker on risk, compliance, medical-legal, and ethics issues. She has been Freelance Research Contributor for Aspen Publishers, Inc., a Wolters Kluwer business, since 2000.