• Building a Community Health Worker Program

    May 24 2016|Report
    Imagine a program that allows hospitals and health systems to decrease patient readmissions and emergency department visits, increase patient adherence, improve health and wellness, reduce risk, prevent disease, and meet population needs identified by the Affordable Care Act mandated Community Health Needs Assessments.
  • Salary and Compensation Study for Nurse Leaders | 2016 Executive Summary

    May 16 2016|Report
    Related Topics: Compensation, Workforce
    In 2016, AONE continued its work to provide robust and timely data surrounding the compensation of nurse leaders. This executive summary provides a preview of the full AONE Salary and Compensation Study for Nurse Leaders| 2016.
  • 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.

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