• AONE System CNE White Paper

    May 04 2016|White Paper
    Related Topics: AONE
    As the U.S. health care environment continues to evolve in response to calls for lower cost, higher quality and an improved patient experience, health care organizations are undergoing fundamental change. This in turn requires the system Chief Nurse Executive (CNE) to adjust and embrace new competencies. These include improving population health, increasing quality, expanding provider coverage and managing increasingly complex health information technology systems. System nursing leaders must take on these issues while at the same time ensuring safety across the continuum of care and keeping financial viability in mind. The system CNE must also remain prepared to respond to evolving changes in ownership or partnership of their health care organization.
  • Role of the nurse leader in crisis management

    January 14 2016|Guiding Principle
    Related Topics: Ebola, Workplace Safety
    In response to the aforementioned events, the AONE Crisis Management Taskforce and members of the American Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) convened a Day of Dialogue to discuss lessons learned from past emergencies and the need for nurse leaders to be a valued member of the crisis management team. Participants used their experiences managing crises ranging from natural disasters, terrorism and treating infectious disease to identify the skills and behaviors nurse leaders need to effectively manage a crisis. The guiding principles and priorities below define the role and position of nursing leadership in any crisis, such as stemming from a mass casualty incident, technology outage, hacking, labor issues, natural disaster and biohazard or emerging infectious disease.
  • Nurse Executive Competencies: Population Health

    December 17 2015|Competencies
    Related Topics: Competencies, Population/community health
    Health care systems increasingly are identifying strategies and interventions to improve the health of their patients and the communities they serve. As an advocate for community health needs and patient populations, the nurse executive serves as an agent of change in this strategic effort.
  • Nurse Executive Post-Acute Care Compentencies

    November 01 2015|Competencies
    Related Topics: Competencies, Continuum of care
    Beyond the hospital and physician’s offices, patients are cared for in specialized settings based on their specific needs. Most modern hospitals and health care systems include a number of services or programs that fall into the category of post-acute care, including institutional-based programs such as inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs) and long-term care hospitals, as well as home and community-based services, such as home health and hospice care.
  • System Chief Nurse Executive Competencies

    November 01 2015|Competencies
    Related Topics: Competencies, Leadership development, Workforce
    The role of the system chief nurse executive (CNE) is a sub specialty of nursing leadership and requires its own set of competencies.
  • High Impact Patient Rounding: Using Real Time Data to Improve Care

    October 28 2015|Webinar
    Related Topics: Patient Satisfaction, Technology
    Two CNOs transformed the way they do patient rounding to improve the rounding process and patient experience.
  • The Role of the Nurse Leader in Care Coordination and Transition Management across the Health Care Continuum

    As health care’s rapid pace of change continues, it is imperative that new models of care incorporate a broad understanding of care coordination and transition management across the continuum. Nurses are well positioned to coordinate and deliver these services to patients.

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