Janet Appel, MSN, RN, CCM is the Director of Population Health for Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers. Originally a native of New Jersey, she earned her nursing diploma from Clara Maas School of Nursing, her BSN from Monmouth University and her MSN from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA.
Her early nursing career focused on Emergency Care, expanded into Maternal Child Health, and then transitioned into Care Management where she earned her certification in Case Management from CMSA. Janet worked as a Manager and Director of Complex Case Management in Home Care, Hospital and Health Plan settings for both commercial and Medicaid populations.
Janet has over 30 years of experience in nursing with a focus on the development of inpatient and outpatient programs to engage patients in self-care and has worked to improve quality and outcomes in all healthcare settings. Her current work focuses on analysis of the patient population and the implementation of innovative solutions to improve patient health and quality of care.