Terri Freguletti, MAS, RN, CNOR, Vice President, Perioperative Services
Terri Freguletti, Vice President Perioperative Services leads a perioperative team nationally recognized by the Competency & Credentialing Institute as CNOR Strong facility. This recognizes the high percentage of certified nurses and advancing a culture of patient safety. Ms. Freguletti is accountable for over $140 million in yearly operational budget, strategic and capital planning, and is responsible for over 550 employees.
Ms. Freguletti started her career at Hackensack University Medical Center in the Perioperative Services department and has been in Perioperative Management since 1992. She currently consults in perioperative services across several hospital sites. Her major accomplishments include the support of construction and implementation of the Center for Ambulatory Surgery in 1998. The addition of six specialty specific, high-tech Inpatient Operating Rooms, and the Pediatric Operating Room Suite in 2007. She also led the Heart and Vascular Hospital project which included Cath Labs, EP labs and a Neuro-interventional Bi-Plane Lab in 2010. In 2012, she led the project to construct a Hybrid Operating Room. As a result of her leadership, Hackensack University Medical Center was second in the state to perform TAVR and first in the state to perform an apical approach TAVR. Hackensack University Medical Center has the largest surgical volume in the State of New Jersey. Current projects include planning the addition of a 500,000 sq. foot surgical tower which includes 24 state-of-the-art operating rooms, 72 pre and post recovery rooms and an inter-operative MRI.
Terri graduated St. Peter’s University Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is Nationally Certified in Operating Room Nursing. Ms. Freguletti was also a recipient of the Bergen County Tribute to Women in INdustry Award (TWIN) in 2005. She has presented nationally on perioperative and patient satisfaction topics and has published for OR Manager.