St. Luke’s Health System named Rene Pallotti as the vice president for population health for the Meridian, Eagle, Nampa and Fruitland region of the health system. She joined St. Luke’s in 2014, serving first as senior director for St. Luke’s Boise and Meridian medical surgical units. Later that year, she was named St. Luke’s Meridian’s chief nursing officer, a position she held until 2018 when she became Meridian’s chief operating officer / chief nursing officer.
As Meridian COO/CNO, Pallotti led the hospital through a fifth Magnet designation survey, oversaw installation of a biplane and expanded neuro-interventional services in Meridian, guided Trauma IV designation and strengthened St. Luke’s shared culture, engaging employees through open communication and support of shared governance, establishing systematic leader rounding and creating a resiliency program focused on psychological and emotional safety to support staff wellbeing.
Pallotti holds a bachelor of science in nursing from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, and masters’ degrees in nursing administration and business administration, health systems administration from Waynesburg University, also in Pennsylvania.