"2006 Office of Nursing Services Innovations Award Recipients"
Announcement of the 2012 Office of Nursing Services Innovations Awards The Office of Nursing Services (ONS) is pleased to announce the 2012 winners of the prestigious Nursing Services Innovations Award! A list of the winning innovations and their accompanying narratives may be found on the Office of Nursing Services Intranet site at: http://vaww.va.gov/NURSING/nationalawards.asp. Over forty entries were submitted from across VHA utilizing this year’s theme, PROSPECTIVE RISK MANAGEMENT: CREATING AND SUSTAINING THE HIGH RELIABILITY ORGANIZATION. While the winners in the table attached represent the “best of the best,” all entries described valuable programs and initiatives led by VA nurses. All award recipients will be recognized in multiple venues In addition, each of the award recipients will receive a team award of $10,000 to be distributed equally among members. The Office of Nursing Services recognizes all teams for their submissions, and applauds each of them for their innovation and commitment to quality patient care! We also extend a sincere “thank you” to the individuals who volunteered as reviewers during this important selection process. Cathy Rick, RN NEA-BC FACHE FAAN Chief Nursing Officer Attachment: 2012 Innovations Awards for PROSPECTIVE RISK MANAGEMENT: CREATING AND SUSTAINING THE HIGH RELIABILITY ORGANIZATION. 1 of 4 2012 Office of Nursing Services Innovations Award Recipients Score Title of Submission VISN/Facility Team Submission Mona M. Baharestani, PhD, APN, CWON, 470 FACCWS Stephanie Cox, RN, BSN, CWCN Striving For Zero Polly Whitaker, RN, BSN, CWS Avoidable Pressure Ulcers: 9/James H. Quillen Terena Burkey, RN, BSN, CWS Mountain Home 3 An Interprofessional Veterans Affairs Kristi Marshall, RN, BSN VAMC.pdf Commitment to Achieving Medical Center Jonathon Pollitte, MD & Sustaining Excellence Melissa Maya, LPN Diana Moore, PTA Michelle Shively, RN, BSN 449 Dorothy Rizzo, MSN Ensuring Excellence in End Laura Hart, PA-C Dorothy Rizzo 2012 6/ Salem VAMC of Life Care for Veterans Annual Innovations Award App.pdf.PdfCompressor-998256.pdf Kristie Harmon, RN, BSN 448 Sydney Wertenberger, RN, MSN, NEA-BC Code STEMI: Enhancing Bradford Davis, RN, BSN Care of Patients with ST 15/ John J. Pershing VA Dr. Vajayachandran Nair John J Pershing Segment Elevated Medical Center Melody Morris VAMC Innovation award 2012.pdf Myocardial Infarctions Terry Farmer, RN Angela Wallhauser Melinda Young RN MSN David Renfro, MS, RN, NE-BC 437 Roberta Oka, RN, ACNS/R Nurse Led, Evann Hall, RN Interdisciplinary Approach Gloria Martinez, MS, RN, NEA-BC to Reducing Readmissions 21/ Palo Alto HCS (Palo VAPAHCS 2012 Paul Helgerson, MD Utilizing Project Alto) Innovation Award.PDF Robyn Medcalf, SW Reenginering Discharge Sandra Parkes, RN (RED) Linda Frommer, Veteran and Family Centered Care Coordinator 2 of 4 435 Melissa Zimmerman, RN, MSN Integrated Fee/Non-VA 6/ W.G “Bill” Hefner Kelley Miller, MAS Salisbury Care Services: A unique VAMC Gregory Scott, MD 2012__1.pdf Patient Care Approach Tamara Monroe, MAS Donna Cole-Beyer, RN, MSN 432 Mary R. Walter, RN, ADPCS Assuring Inpatient Bed Susan Wood, RN Availability with Nurse-Led 18/ Southern Arizona Diana J. Smith Tucson VAMC.pdf Multidisciplinary VA Health Care System Kari A Roether, RN Discharge Huddles Albert M. Dobbins Florence A Gores, RN Betsy Coss, LCSW Collen Donahue, BSN, RN, CCM 432 Redesigning Care to Mary Alice Johnson, MS, RN, ADPCS Decrease Readmission Michelle Lai, PharmD Rates – Patient with 4/ VAMC Wilmington Wilmington VAMC 2 Margret Felton, RD Innovation Application docx6.pdf Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Patricia Dillon, PhD, RN 427 Helene Moriartry, PhD, RN Gregg Lipschik, MD Using Simulation With Steven Hickens, BSN, RN Interprofessional team Sandra Shlifer, MSN, RN Philadelphia VAMC 4/ Philadelphia VAMC Training to Improve Anthony Au, PharmD 2012_Innovations_Awards_Program,__final.pdf RRT/Code Performance Maria Carpenter, MSN, RN Supporting Veterans & Cristinia C. Hendrix, DNS, GNP-BC, RN 426 6/ Durham VA Their Caregivers After Sabrina Forest, DNP, ANP-C, RN Geriatrics Research durham1.pdf Hospital Discharge: The Sara Tepfer, MSW, LCSW Education, and Clinical Transitional Care (TLC) Jeannette Stein, MD Center Partners Program Valerie Fox OTR/L 3 of 4 Reducing Catheter- 405 Associated Urinary Tract Vanessa Coronel, RN Infections Through the 1/ VA Boston Boston VAMC Gilda Cain, RN Implementation of the Healthcare System Innovations Award 2012.pdf Lori Lerner, MD Bladder Management Protocol 4 of 4