Select from case studies, whitepapers and webinars to discover valuable information related to leadership placement, cultural excellence, and Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence® designations.

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Case Studies
Director of Critical Care
Editorial Staff
01/29/2019
Academic Hospital achieves $1,725,602 Positive Financial Impact in 308 days Background   Facility Overview: 400 bed academic hospital, Level 1 Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and Premier Burn Center. Case Presentation: Critical Care Department has 7 specialty units comprising of 61 beds with nearly 100% occupancy rates. Position has been open 8 months and they wer
Infant Intensive Care Nursery
Editorial Staff
01/23/2019
Community Hospital achieves $183,256 Positive Financial Impact in 150 days Background Facility Overview: Community, not-for-profit, union environment, 722-bed teaching hospital, on initial Magnet journey. Case Presentation: Staff providing stretch coverage, recent rise in CLABSI events, on Baby-Friendly journey. Outcome: Targeted deliverables and Permanent Leader achieved in agreed upo
Magnet Redesignation - Case #7089
Editorial Staff
06/12/2018
350+ Inpatient-Beds Hospital Achieves Magnet Redesignation Partnering With HealthLinx Background Facility Overview: • University-affiliated General Medical and Surgical Hospital in the Northeastern United States • 350+ inpatient beds • More than 30 years as a leading teaching hospital Case Presentation: • Seeking re-designation and worked with HealthLinx for their prior
PCU Nurse Manager
Editorial Staff
05/04/2018
Flagship Hospital achieves $303,661 in Positive Financial Impact in 133 days Background   Facility Overview: Flagship hospital of a three-hospital, not-for-profit community health care system. Case Presentation: History of unstable leadership at the nurse manager level. The unit was struggling with the use of contract labor, retention of staff, patient experien
Webinars
Countdown to Survey Launch: Preparing for a RN Engagement Survey
Editorial Staff
06/26/2019
Research shows that patient engagement and the delivery of safe patient care is closely related to RN satisfaction. Employee engagement reflects the health of an organization’s culture. During this presentation, the speakers address the following items: • Tips for selecting a nursing engagement survey tool, • Planning for the survey, • Addressing results, and • The connection to
Aligning Your Nursing and Unit Goals to the Organizational Strategic Plan
Cindy Henry
04/17/2019
This presentation describes the relationship and value in aligning the Nursing Strategic Plan to the Organizational Strategic Plan. The webinar further discusses engaging all levels of nursing in understanding the strategic priorities of their organization and how to align their unit-based goals. • Strategic Planning – Why is this Important? • Engaging clinical staff in strategic prioritie
The Magnet Journey Big 3: Tracking Organizational Performance for Success
Michelle Trautman
02/27/2019
Review this webinar presentation, where we cover the following topics to help your organization on the Magnet Journey: How to demonstrate nursing excellence through quality indicators Data to be tracking Vendors and data bases Benchmarking What to include in the Magnet Document - how to display the data for the 2019 manual Monetizing the impact of quality improvements to
Tips and Strategies for Hosting a Successful Magnet Site Visit
Gina Boring
01/30/2019
Learn strategies to prepare staff for a successful Magnet Site Visit. From staff luncheons to unit tours, we explore hot discussion topics that appraisers often raise as they assess organizational culture. We review the nursing roles during site visit, from leaders through clinical nurses as they highlight stories of pride and achievement.   [acton_gated title="Download The Webinar Vid
Whitepapers
Improving the Patient Experience - 6 Leadership Keys to Success
Valerie Jones
11/11/2016
Introduction Leadership is crucial to inspiring, instilling, and facilitating change. Success requires a Leader who understands and acts with integrity and intelligence in response to the dynamics surrounding the patient experience. Any action for improvement begins with honest reflection. Ask yourself three questions: 1. What is the patient experience at my facility? 2. What would make the
Nursing Shortage
04/14/2016
An Examination of the Nursing Shortage & its Relationship to Recruitment & Retention Although there have been intermittent periods of reprieve from the nursing shortage in the U.S., this lack of availability has more often than not repeated itself. These nursing shortages are manifested in a myriad of ways and reveal a complex web of interconnected and often uncontrollable factors for
Criticality of the Chief Nursing Officer
Editorial Staff
03/22/2016
Success or Failure is in Your Hands Although the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is both necessary and critical to any hospital organization, it may be surprising to recognize that little has been published about why this is true. The intangible factors associated with the success or failure of the individual  fulfilling this daunting role is poorly understood. This individual is leading more than 6
The Value-Based Purchasing Vaccine
Kathleen Yhlen
02/16/2016
How Pursuit of Nursing Excellence Inoculates Hospitals to Maximize Value-Based Purchasing Reimbursement Nursing excellence is an essential piece of the reimbursement equation in the Accountable Care Act’s Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program. VBP links a portion of the hospital’s reimbursement to patient satisfaction scores, clinical process measures and quality outcome measures. Nursing care

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