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Cleveland Clinic
May 13-15, 2019 | Cleveland, OH

Nicolas Houghton

Head of NP & PA Practice; Interim Head of Critical Care Nursing
Cleveland Clinic London

Nicolas (Nico) Houghton is an board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, and has practiced in a variety of acute care settings since receiving an MSN from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 2008. Dr. Houghton completed a dual-degree Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Ursuline College in 2016. Dr. Houghton is currently the NP & PA Manager for Hospital Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, and previously held positions with the Cleveland Clinic Critical Care Transport team, and Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is a current co-chair of ClinicPride, which is the Clinic's LGBTQA Employee Resource Group His clinical interests include VTE, compartment syndromes, care of LGBT populations, and process and quality improvement projects. Additional interests include the intersection of advanced-practice and health policy, and practicing to the top of licensure.



Healthcare leaders at the forefront of the global patient experience movement will address which systems, tools and insights revolutionize the role of the patient and the caregiver. We’ll explore patient perspectives and clinical considerations to understand how empathy and innovation must be incorporated as integral pillars to deliver the best clinical, physical and emotional experience in healthcare.


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