• American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Responds to Resolution 214 Amendment Presented by the American Medical Association (AMA)

    November 28 2017|Publication: Press Releases

    The following statement is attributable to AONE President Joan Shinkus Clark, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN, concerning the AMA’s call for a national strategy opposing independent practice for non-physician health care providers, including model legislation and public relations campaigns.

  • AONE announces new president elect and directors to board

    October 05 2017|Publication: Press Releases|Related Topics: AONE

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) membership elected Mary Beth Kingston, MSN, RN, executive vice president and CNO of Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, as the 2018 president-elect of the AONE Board of Directors. She will assume the presidency January 1, 2019, leading the national membership organization whose strategic focus is excellence in nursing leadership.

  • Tri-Council for Nursing Issues Proclamation on Nursing Civility

    September 27 2017|Publication: Press Releases

    Washington, DC — September 26, 2017— In an effort to emphasize how critical civil behavior is to excellence in nursing practice and to outstanding congruent care for all patients, the Tri-Council for Nursing (American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN); American Nurses Association (ANA); American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE); and the National League for Nursing (NLN)), today issued a bold call to advance civility in nursing.

  • Bernadette Melnyk to Receive AONE Foundation’s 2017 Nurse Researcher Award

    March 28 2017|Publication: Press Releases

    CHICAGO (March 28, 2017) – The American Organization of Nurse Executives Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education (AONE Foundation) today announced Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, is the recipient of the AONE Foundation 2017 Nurse Researcher Award. The award recognizes a nurse researcher who has made significant contributions to nursing research and is recognized by the broader nursing community as an outstanding nurse researcher. Melnyk will be honored during the AONE Annual Meeting and Exposition this week in Baltimore.

  • 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.

  • AONE Announces New President-Elect and Directors to Board

    September 29 2016|Publication: Press Releases|Related Topics: AONE

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) membership elected Bob Dent, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, senior vice president, chief operating officer and chief nursing officer at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, Texas, as the 2017 president-elect of the AONE Board of Directors. Dent will assume the presidency January 1, 2018, leading the national membership organization whose strategic focus is excellence in nursing leadership.

  • AONE Honors Congresswoman Lois Capps

    May 17 2016|Publication: Press Releases|Related Topics: AONE

    Washington, D.C.  (May 17, 2016) – The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) announced today it will present U.S. Rep. Lois Capps with the AONE Distinguished Special Award for Nursing at a reception following AONE’s Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. on May 18, 2016. Capps, who is retiring at the end of the current Congress, is being honored for her commitment to nursing and creating a healthier America.

  • Maureen Swick, RN, PHD, Named Chief Executive Officer American Organization of Nurse Executives and Senior Vice President of the AHA

    April 15 2016|Publication: Press Releases|Related Topics: AONE

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) today named Maureen Swick, R.N., Ph.D., chief executive officer of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and senior vice president, nursing of the AHA.

  • AONE Announces Inaugural Pamela Austin Thompson Early Careerist Awardee

    March 30 2016|Publication: Press Releases

    CHICAGO (March 30, 2016) – The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) today announced Erik Martin, DNP, RN, CNML, is the recipient of the inaugural AONE Pamela Austin Thompson Early Careerist Award. The award recognizes an AONE or AONE Foundation program alumnus who exhibits significant potential as a future health care leader and demonstrates exemplary leadership within his or her organization, community and the nursing profession. The award is named for retiring AONE CEO Pamela Austin Thompson, who played a pivotal role in AONE’s development of leadership programs for emerging nurse leaders, all aimed at preparing the next generation of nurse leaders to meet future practice needs.

  • AONE Announces 2016 Annual Membership Awards

    March 29 2016|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) today announced the recipients of its 2016 recognition awards, which highlight AONE members, an honorary member, and a state affiliate who demonstrated the “best of the best” in leadership practice, and whose work sets an example for every nurse leader. The recipients will be honored this week during the AONE’s Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • AONE honors Kathleen Sanford with Lifetime Achievement Award

    March 16 2016|Publication: Press Releases

    CHICAGO (March 16, 2015) – The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) announced today that Kathleen Sanford, DBA, RN, CENP, FACHE, FAAN, is the 2016 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. Sanford will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE’s Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas on March 31, 2016.

  • AONE Announces New President-Elect, Treasurer and Directors to Board

    October 06 2015|Publication: Press Releases

    Joan Shinkus Clark, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN, senior vice president and system chief nurse executive at Texas Health Resources in Arlington, Texas, was elected to serve as 2016 president-elect and will then serve a one-year term as AONE president beginning January 1, 2017.

  • AONE President Linda Burnes Bolton Recognizes Nurses

    September 25 2015|Publication: Press Releases

    Nurses have become the hot topic of conversation the past couple of weeks. We are dedicated care givers, patient advocates, educators and leaders who work tirelessly to provide care to our patients and their families. I want to take this opportunity to recognize the good work nurses do every day. And to thank you for your commitment to the core of our profession – human caring.

  • Nursing Organizations Enlist Nurse Leaders In National Eddort for Care Coordination

    September 09 2015|Publication: Press Releases

    It’s not easy for patients to navigate through today’s health care system. Too often, the experience is fraught with confusion and frustration. Enter care coordination and transition management (CCTM), a key nursing role that many experts now believe is the answer to a puzzling, fragmented -- and often costly -- journey to health.

  • AONE Announces Annual Membership Awards

    April 14 2015|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) announced today the recipients of its 2015 recognition awards, which highlight AONE members and a state chapter who demonstrated the "best of the best" in leadership practice, and whose work sets an example for every nurse leader. The recipients will be honored this week during the AONE’s Annual Meeting in Phoenix.

  • AHA’s Rich Umbdenstock to Receive AONE’s Honorary Member Award

    December 19 2014|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) will present its 2015 Honorary Member Award to Rich Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association (AHA), for his contributions to health care and support of AONE’s mission to shape health care through innovative and expert nursing leadership. Umbdenstock will be honored during AONE’s Annual Meeting in Phoenix on April 16, 2015.

  • JOINT STATEMENT ON HOW THE HEALTH CARE SECTOR IS RESPONDING TO EBOLA

    November 14 2014|Publication: Press Releases

    Pamela Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, American Organization of Nurse Executives and Pam Cipriano, President of American Nurses Association Hospitals, emergency response personnel, state and local health departments, and health careproviders across the country continue to work hard to improve their Ebola readiness and are learning from the experiences of those who have successfully treated Ebola patients.

  • National Coalition Launches Effort to Place 10,000 Nurses on Governing Boards by 2020

    November 11 2014|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives is pleased to be a founding member of the Nurses on Boards Coalition, a group of national nursing organizations working together to increase nurses’ presence on corporate and non-profit health-related boards of directors throughout the country. “Without a nurse trustee, boards lack an authority on the patient experience, quality and safety, and the largest part of the hospital workforce,” Trustee magazine, a publication of the American Hospital Association, wrote recently.

  • AONE Foundation Launches Fellowship for Nurse Directors

    September 30 2014|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education (AONE Foundation) today announced the creation of the Nurse Director Fellowship, the first education program designed to educate and develop nurse leaders at the director level.

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