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
Transitional Leadership - Director ED & ED Project Directors
Editorial Staff
09/27/2017
Aim/Client Goals for Engagement HealthLinx’ aim was to provide an immediate Director ED & ED Project Directors leadership solution to a high-risk area and achieve mutually agreed upon goals resulting in improved outcomes. In addition, we would provide a seamless handoff between the Transitional Leader and the identified Permanent Leader. Process Following an initial conversation with the
Transitional Leadership: MedSurg/Oncology Nurse Manager
Editorial Staff
09/27/2017
Aim/Client Goals for Engagement HealthLinx’ aim was to provide an immediate MedSurg/Oncology Nurse Manager leadership solution to a high-risk area and achieve mutually agreed upon goals resulting in improved outcomes. In addition, we would provide a seamless handoff between the TransitionalLeader and the identified Permanent Leader. Process Following an initial conversation with the client or
Transitional Leadership - Med Surg Nurse Manager
Editorial Staff
09/27/2017
Aim/Client Goals for Engagement HealthLinx’ aim was to provide an immediate Med Surg Nurse Manager leadership solution to a high-risk area and achieve mutually agreed upon goals resulting in improved outcomes. In addition, we would provide a seamless handoff between the Transitional Leader and the identified Permanent Leader. Process Following an initial conversation with the client organiz
Transitional Leadership - Project Director Inpatient Surgical Unit
Editorial Staff
09/22/2017
Aim/Client Goals for Engagement HealthLinx’ aim was to provide an immediate Project Director Inpatient Surgical Unit leadership solution to a high risk area and achieve mutually agreed upon goals resulting in improved outcomes. In addition, we would provide a seamless handoff between the Transitional Leader and the identified Permanent Leader. Process Following an initial conversation with t
Webinars
Bridging Between ANCC Pathway to Excellence® and Magnet Recognition® Programs
Vicki Haag
08/30/2017
This presentation focuses on 'Bridging between ANCC Pathway to Excellence® and Magnet Recognition® Programs' and includes the major differences between the structures, processes, and outcomes of the ANCC nursing excellence programs. The webinar provides strategies to employ when bridging between the Pathway to Excellence® and Magnet Recognition® programs. This webinar is intended for lea
Improving Satisfaction Metrics - Happy Nurses and Patients
Kristin Whitehead
06/08/2017
With a nursing shortage looming, it has never been more important to cultivate nursing satisfaction, and happier nurses lead to happier patients. This session focuses on fostering nursing excellence and other aspects of Magnet® culture conducive to improved nurse and patient satisfaction.  In this session, we define and discuss current and new strategies to bolster satisfaction in nurses and
Strategies To Increase Staff Retention
Mary Clarke
04/26/2017
Our profession is in crisis and it is only going to get worse as the demand for nurses increases and the supply decreases. Being a nurse is not easy. Many work long hours, weekends, holidays and care for increasingly sicker patients. Many teach but struggle with lack of technology, clinical sites for training and salary. Many are ready to leave this great profession and retire after years of hard
Impacting the Emergency Department's Margin By Changes Throughout Acute Care
Suzanne Horton
03/22/2017
Emergency Department Webinar Series - Part III This leadership excellence webinar discusses high leverage changes through acute care that provide positive outcomes/margins for the Emergency Department. Deliverables, measurements of success, approaches and the dollarization of outcomes are reviewed and analyzed. This session meets the needs of nurse executives and key decision makers over lea
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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