Mednition Appoints Deena Brecher as Chief Nursing Officer, Pioneering Commitment to Nurse-First Artificial Intelligence

Mednition Appoints Deena Brecher as Chief Nursing Officer, Pioneering Commitment to Nurse-First Artificial Intelligence

BURLINGAME, CA – February 22, 2024 – Mednition, a Silicon Valley leader in clinical artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare solutions, is excited to announce the appointment of Deena Brecher MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CEN, CPEN, FAEN as chief nursing officer. In a firm demonstration of its nurse-first strategy, Mednition deepens its commitment to ensuring that nurses are at the forefront of healthcare technology and serve as critical stakeholders in the development of clinical AI. 

Renowned for her work in emergency care, Brecher will leverage her extensive experience to oversee Mednition’s clinical nursing strategy, ensuring the highest standard of patient care and nursing excellence. Before her appointment, Brecher led patient care strategy at Mednition. She is the 2025 Academy of Emergency Nursing (AEN) board chair and previously served as the 2014 Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) national president.

“KATE represents a monumental shift in how nursing voices are represented in healthcare innovation,” said Brecher. “It is critical for nurses to be at the table, driving workflow design decisions and ensuring our tools like KATE meet the ever-demanding needs of patient care. This is a big moment for nursing – to not only be included in innovation but to lead in creating solutions that redefine the healthcare landscape.”

Brecher, who joined Mednition in 2018, brings over 25 years of nursing experience to the role. With her proven track record of success in both clinical and leadership roles, Brecher is ideally positioned to drive Mednition’s clinical nursing strategy to new heights.

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Drawing on her deep understanding of emergency nursing, Brecher will provide valuable insights on critical operational and strategic issues like patient safety, staffing challenges, and quality. 

“With Ms. Brecher’s deep expertise in professional nursing practice, Mednition is uniquely positioned to lead in healthcare delivery, enhancing patient care and empowering nurses like never before,” remarked Steve Reilly, chief executive officer at Mednition.

About Mednition

Mednition was founded in 2014 with a passion for helping clinicians improve healthcare delivery and save lives. Founded with a vision to transform healthcare, Mednition combines the power of EHR-integrated artificial intelligence and clinical expertise to address critical challenges in the healthcare industry. KATE AI, the company’s flagship solution, is designed specifically to empower emergency nurses, reduce clinical risk, and improve the quality of care. The company is funded by a select group of private investors and major healthcare financial institutions, including Concord Health Partners (AHA Innovation Development Fund LP) and Wildcat Capital Management. The company is based in Burlingame, CA. For more information, visit Mednition


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