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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Helping The Cause

Many of us know someone, a friend, family member or even yourself, who has had the diagnosis of breast cancer.  As October...

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2017 Magnet Conference® Consultations

It's getting close to time for this year's ANCC National Magnet Conference®, and our Nursing Excellence team will once...

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Bridging Between ANCC Pathway to Excellence® and Magnet Recognition® Programs

This presentation focuses on 'Bridging between ANCC Pathway to Excellence® and Magnet Recognition® Programs' and includes...

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Takeaways From A Nurse Leadership Report

I appreciate the recently published Maryville University Infographic, ‘The Role of Nurse Leadership in Today’s Health...

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National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month. This cause is particularly close to me and the...

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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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Impacting Value-Based Purchasing through HCAHPS Scores

This leadership excellence webinar addresses the connection of HCAHPS scores to Value-Based Purchasing outcomes (penalty and...

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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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Impacting the Emergency Department’s Margin By Changes Throughout Acute Care

Emergency Department Webinar Series - Part III This leadership excellence webinar discusses high leverage changes through...

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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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Dollarizing Emergency Department Outcomes

Emergency Department Webinar Series - Part II This webinar presentation discovers the methodology and cites resources 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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Directly Impact The Emergency Department’s Margin

Emergency Department Webinar Series - Part I This webinar presentation covers how implementation of high leverage changes...

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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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Improving the Patient Experience – 6 Leadership Keys to Success

Introduction Leadership is crucial to inspiring, instilling, and facilitating change. Success requires a Leader who...

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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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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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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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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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What I Learned At The Becker’s Conference

Last month, I attended the Becker’s Hospital Review Conference in Chicago. Since there was a great deal of information...

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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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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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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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Pitfalls of Stretch Coverage

8 Consequences of Using Stretch Coverage for an Open Leadership Position There is no doubt we live and work in an age of...

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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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Why Turn Around Time Is Important

Time is NOT on Your Side: How to Find the Right Leader in 120 Days - Turn Around Time is Important Turn around time to find...

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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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Manage the Big 4 Threats To Success

The Big 4 Threats Preventing You From Finding The Right Leaders For Your Hospital You’ve probably experienced this issue...

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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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Talent Acquisition In Hospitals

Do You Have The Right Leadership In Place? Leadership is a critical function in today's healthcare systems. Having the...

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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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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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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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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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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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