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Published on August 24, 2020

Rush Copley Names New Chief Nursing Officer

Abby Hornbogen, MBA, MS, RN, NE-BC

Abby Hornbogen, MBA, MS,

Aurora, IL – Rush Copley Medical Center is pleased to announce Abby Hornbogen, MBA, MS, RN, NE-BC, as Vice President, Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO).

An adaptive leader with more than 20 years of progressive health care leadership experience, Hornbogen will lead more than 750 nurses at the medical center and has executive leadership of critical care, orthopedics, neurology, pediatrics, women’s health, perioperative services, therapy services, cancer care, spiritual care and nursing professional practice. Prior to joining Rush Copley, Hornbogen served in nursing and operational leadership roles with oversight of strategic program development and clinical operations. She began her career as a labor and delivery nurse.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Abby,” said Rush Copley President and CEO John Diederich.  “Her leadership and commitment to nursing excellence make her a valuable addition as CNO to the Rush Copley team.”

Hornbogen earned a baccalaureate degree in nursing from University of Illinois-Chicago and a Master of Science degree in health care administration as well as an MBA from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, is a member of the American Organization of Nursing Leadership and serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Joliet Area YMCA.

About Rush Copley Medical Center
Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL, is a 210-bed hospital that serves the greater Fox Valley area with more than 500 physicians and 2,500 clinical and professional staff members. Rush Copley is part of Rush University System for Health (RUSH), an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, Rush Health, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College.

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