Total Living Choices (TLC), which provides electronic care management solutions for health-care organizations, announced that Mary Kay Thalken, MBA, RN, has been appointed as the company’s Chief Nursing Officer.

Thalken brings more than 30 years of experience in health-care leadership to TLC. Prior to joining TLC, she served as Enterprise Vice President for Care Logistics in Atlanta, Ga. She has held executive leadership positions at hospitals in Nebraska and Iowa, including the position of System Quality Executive for Alegent Creighton Health. Thalken has presented on the topics of improving quality, patient flow and throughput at various industry conferences and webinars.

Thalken holds an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Organization of Nurse Executives and Heartland Healthcare Executives.

Total Living Choices unites patients, families and health-care organizations in finding the best transitional care solutions. Founded in 1999, Total Living Choices maintains the largest-known national network of more than 70,000 licensed post-acute care providers. TLC is part of CQuence Health Group, a portfolio of health-care companies based in Omaha.

For more information about Total Living Choices (TLC), please contact Jane Schuster at (402) 758-2679 or visit