Nursing Excellence

Celebrating 20 Years at HealthLinx

I founded HealthLinx at 26, right out of law school, to help reduce the leadership gaps which exist in the healthcare field....

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Q & A – Improving Satisfaction Metrics

During last week’s nursing excellence webinar, Improving Satisfaction Metrics - Happy Nurses & Patients, we opened the...

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Improving Satisfaction Metrics – Happy Nurses and Patients

With a nursing shortage looming, it has never been more important to cultivate nursing satisfaction, and happier nurses lead...

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Asthma and Allergy Awareness – Facts & Treatment

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, as designated by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)....

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How I Became A Nurse

As part of the 2017 Nurses Week celebration, our Vice President of Leadership Excellence, Suzanne Miller, shared her...

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Strategies To Increase Staff Retention

Our profession is in crisis and it is only going to get worse as the demand for nurses increases and the supply decreases....

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Join In Celebrating National Public Health Week

Join the HealthLinx family in celebrating National Public Health Week (NPHW) April 3-9, 2017!  The American Public Health...

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Raising Awareness for National Kidney Month

Although not as highly publicized as heart disease or cancer, kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in our...

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Q & A – Magnet® Culture Through Transformational Leadership

During last week's nursing excellence webinar, Creating and Sustaining Magnet Culture through Transformational Leadership,...

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Creating & Sustaining Magnet® Culture through Transformational Leadership

Defining, Describing & Discussing Transformational Leadership in Magnet® Culture This webinar presentation focuses on...

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HealthLinx CEO Grateful For Mission Trip Experience

Julie Berry, HealthLinx CEO, recently returned from her second mission trip to Guatemala in the past 8 months with Free To...

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Supporting American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing an estimated 630,000 Americans annually. Heart...

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Birth Defects Prevention Awareness Month

Key Findings and Tips For Birth Defects Prevention January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, a time to bring...

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The Magnet Program Director

Qualities for a Successful Journey This webinar presentation is intended to learn more about the role of the Magnet Program...

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Congratulations October ’16 Magnet® Hospitals

HealthLinx would like to congratulate the eight hospitals designated in October 2016 by the Commission on Magnet®. We are...

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Successful Magnet Designation – Case #4523

Overcoming An Unsuccessful Attempt To Achieve Magnet Designation Process The HealthLinx Outcome Driven Process was...

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Successful Magnet Designation – Case #4444

Process The HealthLinx Outcome Driven Process was implemented with a Nursing Assessment and Plan (NEAP) for Magnet...

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Successful Magnet Designation – Case #4500

Process The HealthLinx Outcome Driven Process was implemented with a Nursing Assessment and Plan (NEAP) completed in July...

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Developing An Effective Leadership Excellence Action Plan

This session focuses on the importance of leadership and its impact on outcomes, finances, and culture – all paramount...

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Free To Smile Scholarship Winner Recap

"I can honestly tell you that I am so grateful for the opportunity both HealthLinx and Free To Smile Foundation gave me to...

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Successful Magnet Designation – Case #4442

Process The HealthLinx Outcome Driven Process was implemented with a Nursing Assessment and Plan (NEAP) in late October...

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Meet Our Team At The Magnet® Conference

We are excited to bring a full slate of our Nursing Excellence team to the 2016 ANCC National Magnet Conference® in...

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Performance Review to Enhance Professional Development

This session focuses on the requirements for performance evaluation on the Magnet Journey®. We discuss the Magnet®...

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Successful Magnet Designation – Case #4513

Process The HealthLinx Outcome Driven Process was implemented with a Nursing Assessment and Plan (NEAP) in late October...

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What To Ask Before Using A Magnet Consultant

Starting The Process Between the hundreds of organizations, Chief Nursing Officers, Magnet® Program Directors,...

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Newsletter Sign-up

Subscribe to the HealthLinx newsletter and receive our monthly update straight to your inbox. This subscription will keep...

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Findings From An Early Look At CMS Star Ratings

In an article published this past week from FierceHealthcare, we were able to get an early look into to the updated CMS Star...

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Q & A – Professional Practice Model

Professional Practice Model vs. Care Delivery Model During the recent Professional Practice Model webinar, we received a...

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Free To Smile Scholarship Winner

HealthLinx is thrilled to announce the 2016 Free To Smile scholarship winner - Sandra Chaveleh. By being selected as this...

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Professional Practice Model

This session focuses on the development and evaluation of a Professional Practice Model (PPM), which is a key foundation for...

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Free To Smile Mission Trip – Guatemala

This past April, HealthLinx CEO, Julie Berry, visited Guatemala as part of a mission trip with the Free To Smile Foundation...

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Q & A – Clinical Nurses for Pathway and Magnet

Involvement of Clinical Nurses on a Journey Coming out of our recent Clinical Nurses - Champions for Designation webinar,...

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Successful Magnet Redesignation – Case #4445

Process The HealthLinx Outcome Driven Process was implemented with a Nursing Assessment and Plan (NEAP) in April 2014. ...

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Nursing Shortage

An Examination of the Nursing Shortage & its Relationship to Recruitment & Retention Although there have been...

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Clinical Nurses – Champions for Designation

Whether your hospital is considering or pursuing Pathway to Excellence or Magnet designation, your clinical nurses are...

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Criticality of the Chief Nursing Officer

Success or Failure is in Your Hands Although the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is both necessary and critical to any hospital...

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Understanding 2014 Manual Updates

There have been many Magnet® Application updates since the 2014 Manual was first released. Have you stayed on top of the...

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Successful Magnet Redesignation – Case #4454

Process The HealthLinx Outcome Driven Process was implemented with a Nursing Assessment and Plan (NEAP) in April 2014....

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The Value-Based Purchasing Vaccine

How Pursuit of Nursing Excellence Inoculates Hospitals to Maximize Value-Based Purchasing Reimbursement Nursing excellence...

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Shared Governance

This session will focus on the fundamentals of an embedded shared governance culture and provide strategies for development...

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Transformational Leadership

Transformational leadership inspires and empowers others. They promote and develop a highly engaged nursing and...

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Successful Magnet Redesignation – Case #3862

Process The HealthLinx Outcome Driven Process was implemented with a Magnet Redesignation Nursing Assessment and Plan...

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Successful Magnet Redesignation – Case #4457

Process The HealthLinx Process was implemented in May 2012 after the organization completed an internal gap analysis....

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Outcome Driven Action Plans to Support A Successful Magnet Designation

Learn how to prepare your organization for the Magnet Designation Journey®. This session will focus on providing tips and...

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Pathway to Excellence – How to Get Started

Learn more about how to begin your journey to the Pathway to Excellence designation. This session will focus on engaging...

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Successful Magnet Redesignation – Case #4518

Process The client contacted HealthLinx to engage services after they submitted their Magnet® Redesignation documents and...

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Preparing for the Magnet Site Visit

Learn how to prepare your organization for the Magnet site visit. This session will focus on providing tips and insights to...

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Pathway to Excellence Best Practice

We dive into the elements of the Pathway to Excellence and explore Best Practices designed to help your organization...

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Writing the Magnet Document

Five Tips for Great Narratives Writing the Sources of Evidence narratives for the Magnet® document can seem overwhelming....

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Data Analysis – Navigating the Labyrinth

Learn about data analysis, sources and benchmarks that can prepare your organization for the Magnet Journey®. This webinar...

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Pathway or Magnet – Which Way Should You Go?

Learn more about the Pathway to Excellence® and Magnet® designations. This session will focus on the differences between...

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What Is Copy Editing?

An Introduction to the Tools Used to Improve Writing Quality After putting in years of work to implement processes and...

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EBP & Research – Magnet Journey or Pathway to Excellence?

Learn how Evidence Based Practice (EBP) and research are operationalized in the Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence®...

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Strategic Planning

Preparing for Success in Your Magnet Journey® The key to strategic planning is doing it. If there is no plan, then there...

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Quality Improvement for the Magnet Journey

Learn about quality improvement strategies that can prepare your organization for the Magnet Journey®. This session will...

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The Magnet Project Director: Driving Excellence

The Role and Responsibilities of the MPD Launching a successful Magnet Journey® begins with several key requirements. At...

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Magnet for Non-Dummies: Part 4

Learn how to prepare your organization for the Magnet site visit. This session will focus on providing tips and insights to...

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Good Writing

Three Areas That Can Improve Your Narrative Once you are ready to begin crafting your Magnet® narratives, most of the...

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Developing the Magnet Steering Committee

Assigning Tasks and Responsibilities to Ensure Success We often find that organizations wait until the writing phase of...

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Magnet For Non-Dummies Part 3

Learn about data analysis, sources and benchmarks that can prepare your organization for the Magnet Journey®. This webinar...

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Magnet For Non-Dummies Part 2

This Magnet® for Non-Dummies webinar focuses on: Overview of the Magnet® application and document submission...

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Magnet For Non-Dummies Part 1

This Magnet for Non-Dummies webinar focuses on the fundamentals of understanding Magnet® and the resources available: ...

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Approaches and Helpful Hints for Writing the Document

Meeting Challenges and Organizing Your Narrative The challenges to accomplishing writing goals and meeting the submission...

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