November 19 2010|Publication: Press Releases
The Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA), a collaboration of the nation’s premier professional societies representing over 140,000 members across the healthcare management disciplines, is pleased to announce the release of the newly updated HLA Competency Directory, version 2.0.
October 14 2010|Publication: Press Releases
Today, the Tri-Council for Nursing announces its strong endorsement of the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on The Future of Nursing and calls for collaboration among stakeholders to advance the report’s recommendations. The Tri-Council organizations, including the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and National League for Nursing, are united in their view that this report provides a practical blueprint for elevating nursing’s role in transforming the healthcare delivery system and meeting the challenges of healthcare reform for the betterment of patient care.
October 08 2010|Publication: Press Releases
Laura Caramanica, RN, PhD, CENP, FACHE, has been elected president-elect of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). Caramanica currently serves as the executive director of the Institute for Nursing Excellence at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, N.Y., where she also held the position of senior vice president/chief nursing officer from 2007-2010.
September 24 2010|Publication: Press Releases
The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is proud to announce the establishment of the AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Foundation), which will fulfill the previous role of the AONE Institute for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Institute). The AONE Institute was founded in 1999 and was conducted as an activity of the Health Research & Education Trust. The AONE Foundation will continue supporting 501(c)(3) activities of AONE, including annual seed grants to fund nursing research projects in the areas of patient safety, workforce, work environment, evidence-based management practices, and leadership development, as well as the AONE Foundation Mentor Award, honoring a nurse in executive practice who has been exemplary in supporting the professional development of his/her colleagues.
August 27 2010|Publication: Press Releases
The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is pleased to announce that Pamela A. Thompson, MS, RN, CENP, FAAN, AONE chief executive officer and American Hospital Association (AHA) senior vice president for nursing, has been ranked #33 on Modern Healthcare’s 2010 list of the “100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare”. Thompson’s inclusion among other nurses is a strong sentiment to the growing understanding in Washington and across the nation of nurses’ importance in the evolvement of health care delivery systems.
Tri-Council for Nursing Issues New Consensus Policy Statement on the Educational Advancement of Registered NursesMay 28 2010|Publication: Press Releases
In light of the recent passage of health care reform legislation, the Tri-Council for Nursing has issued a timely consensus statement calling for all registered nurses to advance their education in the interest of enhancing quality and safety across health care settings. The Tri-Council organizations, including the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and National League for Nursing, are united in their view that a more highly educated nursing workforce is critical to meeting the nation’s nursing needs and delivering safe, effective patient care.
February 26 2010|Publication: Press Releases
The AONE Institute, an activity of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and a 501(c)(3) unit of the Health Research and Educational Trust, has announced the recipients of its 2010 recognition awards, which highlight AONE members and an AONE chapter who have demonstrated the “best of the best” in leadership practice, and whose work sets an example for every nurse leader.