Archive for the 'Awards & Accolades' Category

Nursing Students Using RROHC

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

A story has just been contributed by one of our RROHC Facilitators, Yelena Watson, who has a dual role as a float RN and also teaches at Olympic College.  She is also a Sim Lab educator.  “…I have a good story for you. I’m doing clinicals now at Harrison with 2nd year ADN students and educated them […]

Fiscal Fitness | Clinical Data

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Fiscal Fitness | Clinical Data. One of our former clients, Danbury Hospital, Danbury CT is featured as they attempt to reduce variation among physicians, using evidence-based medicine, and review of such issues as clinical testing.   This type of process is required for meeting fiscal responsibility with clinical excellence and quality: always with the patient/family’s best interests […]

Delivering World Class Care

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

A new article by Ruth Hansten has been posted online by Washington Healthcare News today (2/8/2102).  Ruth’s  article discusses how leaders in 2012, amidst the turblence of our current environment, can renew their focus on the basics so that basic nursing care omissions are not creating further HACs (hospital acquired conditions) or safety concerns for […]

Nurses at the Forefront of Change

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Courtney Lyder, dean of the UCLA School of Nursing, lists 9 ways nursing is impacting the future of healthcare.   From clinical research advancements, to attention to a high quality environment and outcomes, specialization, advanced education and training, we are leaders in healthcare policy that is ethical, advocates for patient/family directed care, on a national and […]

Unraveling Care Omissions Article in JONA

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

The December Journal of Nursing Administration is publishing the article that I coauthored with Nancy Bittner, Gayle Gravlin, and Bea Kalisch, called Unraveling Care Omissions.   While labor and material constraints are listed as reasons for missed or incomplete care, research completed by Bittner, Gravlin, and Kalisch would indicate that “increasing patient complexity, ineffective delegation, and […]