• Verma confirmed at CMS, issues immediate statement on Medicaid

    March 16 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    Seema Verma, a health policy consultant from Indiana, was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as the administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

  • Incorporate patient safety into my routine - Giancarlo Lyle-Edrosolo

    March 15 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    I incorporate patient safety into my routine by making it a point to visit a patient’s room daily and round on them. During this time, I assess the environment and the patient’s plan of care.

  • Safety for me is part of my daily work - Mary Hillard

    March 14 2017|Publication: AONE Statement

    Safety for me is part of my daily work.  It is incorporated into the heart and soul of what I do every day. Most of my days start with a safety huddle. Whether I am there in person or listen on the phone, it sets the tone of the day.  In 15 minutes, I can respond to what happened in the last 24 hours and predict things to come for the next 24 hours. This focus on safety allows me to have a preoccupation with failure as it allows me to continue to see how processes in my environment can have continuous improvement.

  • Keeping the Patient in Patient Safety: Q and A with HRET’s Sue Collier

    March 13 2017|Publication: AONE Statement|Related Topics: Patient safety

    Sue Collier MSN, RN, FABC, is clinical content development lead at the AHA’s Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) and responded to questions from AONE about engaging patients and families in clinical safety. Collier has held a variety of clinical and executive leadership positions in a multi-hospital health care system, including corporate vice president for patient-family experience. Collier also served at the North Carolina Quality Center/North Carolina Hospital Association as a performance improvement specialist in patient and family engagement. 

  • Patient Safety Awareness Week 2017

    March 12 2017|Publication: AONE Statement

    As nurse leaders, we know safety is the cornerstone of providing quality patient care. Patient Safety Awareness Week is an opportunity to celebrate the importance of maintaining a culture of safety.

  • AONE writes to Congress opposing ACA repeal/replace legislation

    March 11 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    AONE CEO Maureen Swick, RN, PhD, wrote to members of Congress this week to express the organization’s concern about disruptions to patient care that could take place if the proposed American Health Care Act is approved.

  • House committees approved ACA repeal legislation

    March 10 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means committees this week approved their respective bills to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with the American Health Care Act.

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