Neil W. Murphy

img_neilmurphy Summit Talent Group Chief Nursing Consultant – Interim Services
Mobile: 630-247-8377
LinkedIn Profile


– Master of Health Administration from Governors State University in University Park, Illinois
– Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois
– American College of Healthcare Executives
– American Organization of Nurse Executives
– National Association for Healthcare Quality

Senior Level Healthcare Nursing Executive

As Chief Nursing Consultant – Interim Services, Neil has held positions of vice president, chief nursing officer, chief operating officer, and governing board trustee at both academic and community hospitals in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors of healthcare. He has consulted for national and international clients. He has a record of accomplishments in operations management, standards compliance, and performance improvement, with extensive regulatory and accreditation experience in hospital, state reviews, Joint Commission surveys and appeals, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services inspections.

Some of Neil’s specific achievements include: Clinical experience with Emergency Medical Services as a paramedic, staff nurse, and leadership roles in trauma ICU and emergency nursing with past CEN and ACLS certifications; Consultation and interim management in patient care delivery and hospital operations; Development and strategic planning for emergency, cardiovascular, and cancer care service lines; Consultation regarding care coordination, chronic care management and the continuum of care transitions; Nursing Magnet journey resulting in hospital “system designation” with the American Nurses Credentialing Center; Regulatory compliance including Joint Commission preparation and standards interpretation to national and international clients; Operational efficiency projects that produce revenue enhancement and cost reduction in specialty environments such as the emergency room, critical care, and perioperative services; Building involvement of medical staff in governance, quality initiatives, and risk management; Operational planning to interface the continuum of care with long-term care, including skilled nursing facility Medicare certification and senior ambulatory programs; Healthcare facility planning and construction design.

In July of 2016, Summit Talent Group was acquired by The Innovation Institute and FutureSense, becoming a member of its Enterprise Development Group (EDG) portfolio of health care service companies, adding depth to their offering of end-to-end people strategy and organization solutions.