The Handoff

The Handoff

Dive into the most pressing topics in nursing, from burnout and mental health to diversity in nursing to the latest clinical innovations.

The Healing Touch: Elevating Patient Experience

Dani speaks with Dr. Desi McCue, Senior Director of Operations at The Center for Women’s Health at Oregon Health & Science University and current President of Northwest Organization of Nurse Leaders.  They discuss workplace violence and the impact of tailored programs and mindset shifts on improved outcomes, nurse staffing laws, pathway to leadership, and how professional organizations shaped her as a nurse leader.   
September 20, 2023

Nursing at the Cutting Edge: Leadership, Acuity, and the Future

Dani speaks with Nancy Blake, Chief Nursing Officer at Los Angeles General Medical Center. They discuss key components of leadership, from building currency as a leader and establishing a healthy work environment to navigating transformation and investment in development programs. They also discuss pivotal moments in Nancy’s career and her perspectives on the innovations that the future of nursing needs.  
September 13, 2023

From Hospital to Home: Changing the Way We Heal

Dr. Dani Bowie speaks with Kasey Paulus, SVP of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Executive at WellSpan Health. They discuss pivotal moments that shaped her career, the launching of Hospital at Home & a virtual care unit at WellSpan, developing a workforce for those new care delivery models, and the importance of focusing on employee well-being. 
September 6, 2023

Workflow Wonders: How AI Can Streamline Healthcare

Dani speaks with Ajay Gupta, public health innovator & founder and CEO of, a geospatial data analytics company that supports public health and emergency response communities. They discuss emerging healthcare tech and trends, from quantum computing to the role of AI in healthcare and how innovation courage can propel us to achieve the change he wishes to see.
August 30, 2023

From Fearful to Fearing Less: Navigating Relational Leadership in Nursing

Dani speaks with Roseanne Raso, Chief Nursing Officer at New York-Presbyterian Medical Center, and Editor-in-Chief of Nursing Management. They discuss the core concepts of a culture of inquiry and the key differences between being fearless and fearing less in leadership. They also cover relationship leadership, its impact on a healthy work environment, and how leaders can translate leadership research into practice.
August 23, 2023

Healthcare’s New Horizon: A People-Centric Approach to Digital Transformation

Dani speaks with Nanne Finis, Chief Nurse Executive of UKG. They discuss the importance of nursing leadership in digital transformation, the emergence of technology competencies for nurse executives,  new innovative care models, and the need to get back to the basics and focus on the foundations.
August 16, 2023
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The Handoff

Presented by Trusted Health, The Handoff is a podcast that dives into the most pressing topics in nursing, from burnout and mental health to diversity in nursing to the latest clinical innovations. Each episode features discussions that will help nurses and nurse leaders do their jobs better, whether that’s at the bedside, managing a unit or an entire health system. Tune in each week to hear host Doctor Nurse Dan Weberg, an author, provocateur, and the Head of Clinical Innovation at Trusted Health go deep with guests you won’t hear anywhere else.


Dr. Danielle Bowie

Dr. Danielle Bowie

Dr. Danielle ‘Dani’ Bowie is the Chief Nursing Officer at Trusted Health, the career marketplace for healthcare professionals. In her role at Trusted, she helps health systems transform their nursing workforce programs to achieve greater efficiency and flexibility and to empower the frontline nurse and manager. Dani’s career has spanned various roles, from bedside nurse to hospital administrator to enterprise executive positions. Her true passion is in health system workforce management and staffing, an interest that was first kindled at Yale nursing school, where she built a predictive nurse scheduling model as part of her doctorate research. Before joining Trusted, Dani was the System Vice President of Nursing Workforce Development for Bon Secours Mercy Health. In that role, she was responsible for developing and executing the health system’s strategic nursing workforce plan, focused on recruitment, retention, professional growth and the re-design of staffing and scheduling models for 14,000 nurses across seven states. Before joining BSMH, Dani led an enterprise staffing and scheduling technology project at Legacy Health, converting 126 nursing units and 5,000 end-users to new staffing and scheduling technology, achieving improved nurse engagement and reduced premium nursing labor spend. Dani obtained her BSN from the University of Portland as a Providence Scholar, her MSN from Vanderbilt University and her doctorate from Yale.

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