• 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.

  • AONE Announces 2014 Award Recipients

    March 14 2014|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) announced today the recipient of its 2014 Lifetime Achievement, Honorary Member and other recognition awards, which highlight AONE members and state chapters who demonstrated the “best of the best” in leadership practice and whose work sets an example for every nurse leader. The six award recipients will be honored during the AONE 47th Annual Meeting and Exposition, March 13-15, 2014 in Orlando, Fla.

  • AONE Foundation announces 2014 Nurse Researcher Award and grant recipients

    March 14 2014|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education (AONE Foundation) announced today the annual awards for nursing researchers. Marlene Kramer, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, is the recipient of the AONE Foundation’s 2014 Nurse Researcher Award and three nurse researchers received seed grants for research projects. All honorees will be recognized during the AONE Annual Meeting and Exposition in Orlando, Fla. on March 15, 2014.

  • AONE President Appoints Four Members to the Board of Directors

    February 01 2014|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Leaders (AONE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Martin, MSN, RN, CNML, Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, Reynaldo Rivera, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, and Claire Zangerle, RN, MSN, MBA to the 2014 board for a one-year term.

  • AONE Announces 2014 President-Elect

    October 04 2013|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) announced today that Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, vice president for nursing, chief nursing officer and director of nursing research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, is president-elect of the AONE Board of Directors. Selected through a nationwide voting process of AONE's 8,700 members, Burnes Bolton will serve as president-elect for a one-year term beginning January 1, 2014. She will become AONE president and serve a one-year term beginning January 1, 2015. As president, Burnes Bolton will lead the organization to achieve its strategic goals and adhere to its vision and mission.

  • AONE releases Salary and Compensation Study for Nurse Leaders

    September 04 2013|Publication: Press Releases

    The newly released AONE Salary and Compensation Study for Nurse Leaders reports job satisfaction is high among nurse leaders, with 62 percent stating they are very satisfied and another 29 percent responding they are somewhat satisfied. When asked why they choose to stay in their current job, the top response (44%) is “I find joy and meaning in my work.”

  • AONE Foundation announces 2013 grant recipients

    March 15 2013|Publication: Press Releases

    The AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Foundation), a 501(c)(3) supporting organization of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), has announced the recipients of its 2013 research seed grant awards and the Michael Warner Nurse Staffing and Outcomes Research Grant. The recipients were selected from grant proposals submitted by both AONE members and nonmembers. The recipients were honored during the AONE 46th Annual Meeting and Exposition, March 21-24, 2012 in Denver.

  • Beatrice J. Kalisch to Receive AONE Foundation’s 2013 Nurse Researcher Award

    March 15 2013|Publication: Press Releases

    Beatrice J. Kalisch, PhD, RN., FAAN,is the recipient of the AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education’s 2013 Nurse Researcher Award. This 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. Dr. Kalisch will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 46th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver on March 23, 2013, where she also will deliver the annual AONE Foundation Research Lecture, Missed Nursing Care: How Extensive is it, What are the Reasons for it and What Can We Do about it?

  • AONE Announces 2013 Nurse Manager Fellows

    January 11 2013|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and the AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education are pleased to announce the 2013 class of AONE Nurse Manager Fellows. This group of outstanding nurse managers will begin their fellowship year with a weeklong session January 13-18, 2013.

  • AONE Announces 2013 President-Elect

    October 12 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    Linda Knodel, MHA, MSN, NE-BC, CPHQ, FACHE, has been elected 2013 AONE president-elect of the AONE Board of Directors. Knodel currently serves as vice president/chief nursing officer at Mercy Health Springfield Communities in Springfield, MO. Selected through a nationwide voting process of AONE's 8,500 members, Knodel will serve as president-elect for a one-year term beginning January 1, 2013. She will become AONE president and serve a one-year term beginning January 1, 2014.

  • The Tri-Council for Nursing Leads Academic Progression in Nursing, a National Program of the RWJF

    August 20 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    On August 20, 2012, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced the nine states chosen to receive two-year, $300,000 grants to advance state and regional strategies to create a more highly educated, diverse nursing workforce through its new program, Academic Progression in Nursing (APIN).  The APIN program will be administered by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) on behalf of the Tri-Council for Nursing, consisting of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), the National League for Nursing (NLN), American Nurses Association (ANA), and AONE.

  • ANA and AONE Release Joint Principles of Collaboration

    May 11 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    Communication and collaboration are critical elements of success for effective work environments, particularly in health care. When these elements break down, the result can be a cascade of negative events. Yet when collaboration is strong, it reaps positive benefits on the workplace culture and patient outcomes.

  • AONE funds first transdisciplinary innovative fellowship program at Arizona State University

    April 06 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nursing Executives (AONE) and the Arizona State University (ASU) College of Nursing and Health Innovation announce the formation of the Transdisciplinary Consortium for Innovation Leadership in Health Care. As their first official action, the consortium partners announce the launch of the first Fellowship in Innovation Leadership in Health Care, a 15-month program for senior health care leaders.

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Launches Initiative to Support Academic Progression in Nursing

    March 23 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    The Tri-Council for Nursing, consisting of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, National League for Nursing, American Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives will lead a $4.3 million, Phase I two-year initiative, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), to advance state and regional strategies to create a more highly educated nursing workforce. An additional two years of work will be funded at the close of Phase I to allow states that have met or exceeded their benchmarks to continue to make progress.

  • AONE Announces 2012 Award Recipients

    March 16 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) has announced the recipients of its 2012 recognition awards, which highlight AONE members and one state chapter who have demonstrated the “best of the best” in leadership practice, and whose work sets an example for every nurse leader.

  • AONE Announces 2012 Honorary Member Award

    March 16 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) will present Donald M. Berwick, M.D., former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), with its 2012 Honorary Member Award. This award recognizes a person who has made a noteworthy contribution to the health care field and has supported the mission of AONE through work, research or service to the health care community. Dr. Berwick will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 45th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Boston on March 22, 2012.

  • AONE Announces 2012 Seed Grant Recipients

    March 16 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    The AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Foundation), a 501(c)(3) supporting organization of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), has announced the recipients of its 2012 Research Seed Grant Awards. The recipients were selected from grant proposals submitted by both AONE members and nonmembers. The funding will facilitate research in the area of nursing leadership development.

  • Maryann F. Fralic to receive AONE 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award

    February 10 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    Maryann F. Fralic, RN, DrPH, FAAN, is the recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors an AONE member who is recognized by the broader nursing community as a significant leader in the nursing profession and has served AONE in an important leadership capacity, demonstrating the qualities of leadership and service to the nursing profession by their professional and personal example. Dr. Fralic will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 45th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Boston on March 22, 2012.

  • AONE Announces 2012 Nurse Manager Fellows

    January 13 2012|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and the AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education are pleased to announce the fifth class of AONE Nurse Manager Fellows. This group of outstanding nurse managers will begin their fellowship year with a five-day meeting January 15-20, 2012. A complete list of the 2012 AONE Nurse Manager Fellowship class is available at www.aone.org.

  • John Welton to Receive AONE Foundation's 2012 Nurse Researcher Award

    December 02 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    John Welton RN, PhD, is the recipient of the AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education’s 2012 Nurse Researcher Award. This 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. Dr. Welton will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 45th Annual Meeting in Boston on March 24, 2012, where he will also deliver the annual AONE Foundation Lecture, Value-Based Nursing.

  • AONE Announces 2012 President-Elect

    October 07 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    Michelle Janney, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, has been elected 2012 AONE president-elect of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Board of Directors. Janney is the senior vice president and Wood-Prince Family chief nurse executive at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago where she has worked since 2002.

  • AONE unveils new organizational logo and redesigned website—www.aone.org

    August 05 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) this week unveiled its new organizational logo and redesigned  website—www.aone.org.

  • AONE announces new Innovation in Technology Award

    April 15 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    This week, the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) announced its new AONE Innovation in Technology Award during their 44th Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, CA. Beginning in 2012, the award will be presented annually to an outstanding nurse leader who demonstrates innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in the implementation and adoption of technology in their organization.  The award will recognize pioneering approaches to working with the ever-increasing number of tools and resources designed to make patient care more efficient.  With a focus on application and not products, this award also aligns with AONE’s efforts to support the design, implementation and evaluation of future patient care delivery systems that effectively leverage technological resources.

  • AONE Announces 2011 Award Recipients

    April 01 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)  and the  AONE Foundation, a 501(c)(3) supporting organization, have selected the recipients of three 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.

  • AONE Announces 2011 Honorary Member Award

    March 25 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    Donna E. Shalala, PhD, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), is the recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2011 Honorary Member Award. This award recognizes a person who has made a noteworthy contribution to the health care field and to nursing leadership practice, and who has supported the mission of AONE through work, research or service to the health care community at large. Dr. Shalala will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 44th Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego on April 15, 2011.

  • AONE announces 2011 Life Achievement Award recipient

    March 18 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    Colleen J. Goode, PhD, RN, FAAN, NEA-BC, is the recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors an AONE member who is recognized by the broader nursing community as a significant leader in the nursing profession and who has served AONE in an important leadership capacity—demonstrating the qualities of leadership and service to the nursing profession by their professional and personal example. Dr. Goode will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 44th Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego on April 14.

  • AONE 44th Annual Meeting and Exposition: April 13-16

    March 14 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), the nation’s premiere organization for nurse leaders, will hold its 44th Annual Meeting and Exposition from April 13-16, 2011, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. The Annual Meeting and Exposition brings together nearly 2,500 attendees who participate in plenary and concurrent sessions based on the latest research and thinking in contemporary issue areas that directly impact the nursing and health care communities.

  • AONE Foundation announces 2011 seed grant recipients

    March 11 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    The AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Foundation), a 501(c)(3) supporting organization of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), has announced the recipients of its 2011 Research Seed Grant Awards. The funding will facilitate nursing leadership research in the areas of work environment, workforce, and patient safety.

  • AONE Announces 2011 Nurse Manager Fellows

    January 14 2011|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is pleased to announce its fourth class of Nurse Manager Fellows. This group of outstanding nurse managers will begin their fellowship year with a five-day meeting January 17-21, 2011.

  • AONE releases Guiding Principles for Future Care Delivery

    December 17 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) today released a new set of guiding principles for future care delivery based on the changing health care environment. Developed for chief nurse executives, the AONE Guiding Principles for Future Care Delivery can be used for assessing and planning patient care provision now and into the future. Using the new health care reform agenda as a driver, the 2010 AONE Future Patient Care Delivery Committee—consisting of chief nursing officers and directors from health care facilities across the U.S.—contributed to the guiding principles’ development.

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