• NQF suggests removing ineffective quality measures

    March 23 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    A workgroup for the National Quality Forum (NQF) has recommended that federal health care agencies reduce the number of quality measures they use for determining reimbursement by about a fifth, removing 51 of 240 measures currently used.

  • Nurse-led model for managing diabetes patients shows promise

    March 23 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    A primary care practice model giving nurses a lead role in helping Type 2 diabetes patients initiate insulin treatment showed patient outcome improvements, according to an article in BMJ.

  • Nursing Community writes to new CMS head

    March 23 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The 63 members of the Nursing Community, including AONE, joined to write to Seema Verma, newly confirmed Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

  • Toolkit available on patient identification

    March 23 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety has released a free resource for patient identification using health information technology.

  • U.S. infant mortality rates down 15 percent

    March 23 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reported that the U.S. infant mortality rate dropped 15 percent between 2005 and 2014, and that sudden infant death syndrome had declined by 29 percent.

  • AONE Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

    March 22 2017|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) today announced Pamela Austin Thompson, MS, RN, CENP, FAAN, AONE CEO emeritus, is the 2017 recipient of its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The award honors an AONE member recognized by the nursing community as a significant leader in the nursing profession who has served AONE in an important leadership capacity. Thompson will be honored during an awards presentation March 30 at AONE’s Annual Meeting in Baltimore.

  • Judy Clark - Patient Safety is Priority

    March 17 2017|Publication: AONE Statement

    Some phrases are said so often that we can become deaf to them. Like an adult who hears “it is important to exercise and eat well” or a nurse who hears “patient safety is priority.” But just because it’s familiar doesn’t mean it’s not foundational to preserving life.

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