Lorie Herrman

Lorie Herrman, Regional CNOLorie Herrman

Regional Chief Nursing Officer

As Regional Chief Nursing Officer, Lorie Herrman provides oversight of nursing initiatives for the Missouri and Kansas hospitals of Prime Healthcare. Herrman believes in empowering nurses to serve as advocates for their patients and reminding nurses of their value. She also believes nurses should be involved in their specialty through their professional nursing organization and by obtaining their certification. Herrman supports nurses advancing their education, and having a voice in health care policy making.

Prior to being named Regional CNO for Prime Healthcare, Herrman was CNO for St. Mary's Medical Center. She also served as the Regional Perioperative Director of St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Medical Centers and as the PACU Manager of St. Joseph Medical Center. Early in her career, Herrman was a staff nurse in the Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit of St. Mary’s.

Herrman earned a master’s degree in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minn., and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo. She is president-elect of MOKAN PANA, the local chapter of the Perianesthesia Nurses Association and serves as a mentor for the Versant Nurse Residency program.