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Cynthia (Cyndi) Siders

RN, MSN, DFASHRM, CPHRM, CPPS

Customer Service Representative

Cyndi has more than 30 years of healthcare, administrative and insurance experience, 25 of those focused on risk management and patient safety. Cyndi’s responsibilities as CEO and Executive Consultant of Siders HealthCare Consulting, LLC include providing customized risk management and patient safety professional consultation and strategic support, coaching, mentoring and education for healthcare organizations and health systems; risk management companies, insurance and claims management companies and insurance agencies.

Cyndi has served as vice president of consulting services for Coverys and the Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute providing leadership for a team of consultants delivering risk management and patient safety consultative services, education and strategic support for clients nationally. These services included educational programs and training; comprehensive risk management, patient safety and quality improvement evaluations; coaching and mentoring programs and consultative services for healthcare systems, hospitals, physician office practices, community health centers and senior care facilities. She was also responsible for the development of proactive risk management and patient safety products and services.

Cyndi has Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in nursing from the University of North Dakota. She is a graduate of the Healthcare Risk Management Certificate Program co-sponsored by MMI Companies Inc. and the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. Cyndi is a distinguished fellow with the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, a certified professional in healthcare risk management from the American Hospital Association, a certified professional in patient safety from the certification board for professionals in patient safety and an advanced master trainer in TeamSTEPPS. Cyndi is past president of the North Dakota Society for Healthcare Risk Management and serves as faculty for the ASHRM Health Care Risk Management Certificate Program. ­ Cyndi is a frequent state and national speaker on a variety of risk management and patient safety topics and has authored several national publications, including chapters in ASHRM publications. Cyndi is a past recipient of the ASHRM Research Incentive Award.