Interim & Permanent CNO Leadership Solutions

That, and so much more…

“Why not make substantial progress toward your goals and capture real dollars while you’re screening permanent leaders?”

– Matt Berry, CEO

The HealthLinx® Performance Improvement Difference

1. Our 20-Year Proven Process

You’ll receive far better service line improvement performance than any other interim staffing company or executive search firm

A. Our improvement process Exists. We do not just leave you with a warm body. Why “Staff”, when you can achieve your goals?

B. Our Diagnostic Assessment evaluates where you are, to target what needs done, to get you where you want to be.

C. We manage, measure, and communicate at every step. Your Project Executive will be your management lifeline.

2. The Project Executive

Have you ever wanted to clone yourself?

From HealthLinx, your C-Level, boots-on-the- ground performance improvement expert works with your CNO. Interim leaders are replaceable… project executives are indispensable.


These executives will drive improvement in Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as:

  • RN Turnover
  • RN Satisfaction
  • Nurse Sensitive Indicators (NSIs)
  • Patient Satisfaction
Meet one of your potential CNO improvement partners:

Tammy Driver
VP of Leadership Excellence

3. Your Monthly Improvement Reports

We measure outcomes to track progress over the length of the project, monetizing all the relevant KPIs. Work your way into the Top Quartile and Elite Decile of hospitals.

4. Positive Financial Impact — Guaranteed

Our Average Annual Positive Financial Impact for our Clients

Our Average Annual Positive Financial Impact for our CNO clients is $2 Million.

Why only use “staffing” when you could have a 13x return on your HealthLinx investment?

If we don’t pay for ourselves, we will pay you the difference.

Our Average Annual ROI for our Clients

5. Transformational Leadership & Executive Search

  • Placement as soon as 5 days
  • Working from the DA findings
  • Working with the Project Executive
  • The Project Executive reports to you

Placements include:

  • Chief Nursing Office (CNO)
  • Chief Nursing Executive (CNE)
  • System CNE/CNO

*This leader can either fill a vacancy, or evaluate current leadership while driving improvements.

  CNO Leader Profile

Accomplished Executive with a well versed background in Progressive Care, Critical Care and Med/Surg known for improving quality of care while decreasing costs

  • Redesigned patient care delivery model with RN top of license focus on two medicine units, resulting in 30% increased RN time spent with patients, 25% reduction in non-value added RN activities, and $2.5 Million in salary savings

“[Leader # 9985]’s knowledge around Magnet® requirements is very impressive. He/She is very knowledgeable with Six Sigma, Joint Commission and Nursing sensitive indicators. He/She worked with leaders in helping them where they needed to grow.”

— Superior Reference

Contact Us to Get Started With Your CNO Project

CNO Case Studies

System CNO

Large Health System achieves $9,703,434 in Positive Financial Impact in 161 days

CNO & System CNE

Flagship hospital achieves $900,000 Positive Financial Impact in 15 months

Chief Nursing Officer

Teaching hospital achieves $710,000 annualized Positive Financial Impact

Chief Nursing Officer

Project Turnaround Time from Diagnostic Assessment to Leader Start 50 days

Discover the results from client projects for Service Line Excellence.

CNO Testimonials

“I am truly delighted and think [the Permanent Leader] is an outstanding choice for our role. Thank you for all your efforts in getting us to this point. It has been a very rigorous, thoughtful process, leading to this successful conclusion.”

— Executive VP & Chief Clinical Officer for Health System

“The leader brought in as interim was a dynamic, knowledgeable leader. She did an excellent job gaining trust and understanding what needed to get completed. I am also excited about the permanent leader, she has a plethora of potential.”

— Hiring Executive