Shylah Quast, BSN, RN, OCN
Regional Director, Patient Blood Management
Shylah Quast serves as the Regional Director of Patient Blood Management at Accumen Inc. She provides both a clinical background along with extensive experience implementing patient blood management programs. Quast has more than a decade of clinical and hospital experience as a Registered Nurse at the Cleveland Clinic, City of Hope as well as Johns Hopkins Hospital.
During her time at the Cleveland Clinic she implemented and maintained projects that improved blood utilization while decreasing costs and improving patient outcomes. In this role, Quast was able to educate physicians, nurses, and other staff on the importance of restrictive transfusion practices and how they can improve patient outcomes. Quast’s areas of expertise include anemia management, OB/GYN, presurgical optimization, Hem/Onc, and liver transplant.
Quast received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio University as well as attending Mansfield General Hospital School of Nursing where she received her Diploma of Nursing. She is also an Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN).