Ortiz Named Nursing Director of New Practice
Massiel Ortiz, RN, MJ, recently joined BWH as nurse director of the new BWH Family Care Associates practice at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital.
Ortiz previously worked at Best Doctors, Inc., an interprofessional case management organization. Prior to joining Best Doctors, she cared for patients through Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) Community Asthma Initiative, where she focused her nursing care on a high-risk and underserved pediatric asthma population by providing home visits, case management, medication education, self-advocacy and trigger reduction. She also has held roles as an inpatient staff nurse and charge nurse at BCH, a home care nurse for Visiting Nurse Association of Boston and an outpatient dialysis nurse at Da Vita Dialysis.
Ortiz earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Northeastern University and her master of jurisprudence in health law from Loyola University, Chicago.