For all your healthcare editing needs


Freelance developmental and copy editor, specializing in the nursing and healthcare fields. RN with current Massachusetts state license. Clinical experience in pediatrics, critical care, surgical, and anesthesia.

My Services

Project Management

Developmental Editing

Copy Editing

My Work

Project Editor/Copy Editor. Anatomy of Writing and Publishing for Nurses, 3rd ed. by Cynthia Saver. Published 2017.

Developmental Editor/Copy Editor. Anatomy of Medical Errors: The Patient in Room 2 by Donna Helen Crisp. Published 2017.

Copy Editor. Caritas Coaching by Sara Horton-Deutsch and Jan Anderson. Published 2018.

Project Editor/Developmental Editor. The Healthcare Executive’s Handbook to Navigating the Surgical Suite (working title). Expected pub date Fall 2018.


Previous clients

Sigma Theta Tau International

MedVantage Publishing, Editor Pat Schull

Journal of Nursing Regulation

American Nurse Today

My Philosophy

Collaboration and communication are key. I enjoy working with writers to help polish and shine the work while maintaining each writer’s unique voice. I view my editing role as a partnership with authors and all members of the publishing team.

I look forward to working with you! Contact me at meagh.okeeffe [at]


Publications, Freelance Writer

I began my editorial career as a freelance writer. Below are some of my bylined works.

O’Keeffe, M. Acuity-adjusted staffing: A proven strategy to optimize patient care. American Nurse Today. March 2016. 11(3).

 O’Keeffe, M. Practical steps for applying acuity-based staffing. American Nurse Today. September 2016. 11(9)

 O’Keeffe, M. 2017 Nursing trends and salary survey results: Part 1 and Part 2. American Nurse Today.

 O’Keeffe, M. and Tupper, S.R. Interoperability: Better care through better information sharing. CE Course. December 2014. Available online at

 O’Keeffe, M. & Saver, C. Communication, Collaboration, and YOU: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Nursing Practice. 2014. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association.