Hear from Industry Partners
Sunrise Sessions are educational presentations led by industry partners who are eager to share their latest innovations and knowledge to meet your professional education needs. Sunrise Sessions take place on Sept. 24, 8:00 - 8:45 a.m. CT. Education contact hours are not provided for Sunrise Sessions.
AHRQ reports that all hospital-acquired conditions are decreasing except for hospital-acquired pressure injuries, which are still increasing and cost the U.S. health care system over $11B. Come learn how using an innovative technology can help your facility reduce the cost and risks associated with pressure injuries.
Leslie Rosini, Director of Neurosciences Ancillary Operations, Hoag Hospital
Annmari Cooley, Sr. Director of Clinical Development
The capacity challenges associated with COVID-19 showed that using historical averages to forecast patient volumes is insufficient for the effective alignment of staff and resources. Providers need predictive analytics and total capacity control to meet the challenges associated with both daily and pandemic volumes.
Terri Epler, Product Leader, Capacity Management, Change Healthcare
Embracing new technology, St. Mary's Medical Center reduced their hospital-wide blood culture contamination rate from 3.3% to 0.77%. Herein we examine how adoption of the Steripath® Gen2 Initial Specimen Diversion Device® improved patient safety, reduced hospital costs, and promoted antimicrobial stewardship across the SCL Health System.
Grace Poteet, Emergency Department Clinical Nurse Manager, Saint Mary's Hospital
During this session, Dr. Collins will discuss highlights from her 2020 CNO Perspective Report, exploring the foundation of cognitive science and outlining a strategy to help strengthen nurses’ resiliency. She also will share key insights into the impact of COVID-19 and how nurse leaders can help ease cognitive burden.
Rhonda Collins, Chief Nursing Officer, Vocera
Are you struggling with proper workforce planning in your facility? Discover how MedPro International can partner with you to deliver Foreign-Educated Nurses who are trained to meet quality and U.S. licensure standards. Hear firsthand how MedPro International Registered Nurses are both financially and clinically beneficial to you and your team.
Liz Tonkin, CEO, MedPro Healthcare Staffing
Tenet corporate clinical operations leaders have guided workforce and clinical activities to sustain operations across all facilities during the pandemic using team based leadership to drive innovation, adaptive learning, and resiliency. The panel will address their most challenging change strategies and daily detailed focus with facilities that preserved patient and staff safety and ongoing operations.
Nanne Finis, Chief Nurse Executive, Kronos
Theresa Horne, Chief Nurse, Tenet Healthcare
Christen Mayer, National Infection Prevention Director, Tenet Healthcare
Paula Phillips, Vice President Workforce Management and Education, Tenet Healthcare
Variability in clinical care is a quality and cost issue that impacts patient outcomes. Care variability occurs as a result of variation in workflow, inadequate knowledge or as a result of social and behavioral determinants of health factors. Nurses through the art and science of caring, have the opportunity to drive innovative change that optimizes patient care and improves outcomes. This session will focus on how nurses can improve care variability, patient safety, and outcomes through their impact of caring.
Anne Dabrow Woods, Chief Nurse, Wolters Kluwer, Health, Learning, Research and Practice
The American Heart Association's Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) Program offers low-dose, high frequency CPR training aimed at improving CPR performance to a level that is associated with improved survival outcomes. Explore how an organization increased alive-at-discharge rates from 7% to 21% in the first two years of implementing RQI.
Nandel H. Smith, Nurse Manager for Nursing Staff Development and Wound Care Services, AnMed Health Medical Center