Message from Dale (Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Services) 4-9-2020

Dear Colleagues, It has been four weeks since Santa Clara’s shelter-in-place order was initiated and our current social-distancing guidelines were implemented. It is so inspiring to see California residents work together towards flattening the curve by complying with these mandates to protect each other and the community. Last week, I, together with two Clinical Directors- Elisa Nguyen … Continue reading Message from Dale (Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Services) 4-9-2020

Message from Dale Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service: National CNS Recognition Week

September 10, 2020 Dear Colleagues, I hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend. The nation’s workforce has fought through unprecedented challenges this year, especially all of our healthcare teams working on the frontlines of COVID 19. A big heartfelt thank you to all of you, today and always.   A Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) … Continue reading Message from Dale Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service: National CNS Recognition Week

Congratulations to SHC’s Emerging Nurse Leaders, Annual Report, Sigma’s Stanford Chapter-at-Large

Message from DaleChief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service August 20, 2020 Dear colleagues,   Now that we are halfway through August, we find ourselves already past the halfway point of 2020, which has ushered in worldwide unprecedented changes. While navigating this uncharted territory, I have witnessed ongoing resilience, innovations in patient care, and creativity across … Continue reading Congratulations to SHC’s Emerging Nurse Leaders, Annual Report, Sigma’s Stanford Chapter-at-Large

US News and World Report’s US Best Hospitals

Message from the CNO Dear colleagues,    I am honored to share some significant news that reflects Stanford Health Care's spirit of resilience, commitment to patient safety, and dedication to quality outcomes. SHC has been recognized for the sixth time in the U.S. News & World Report's Elite Honor Roll as one of the country's best hospitals.  The U.S. … Continue reading US News and World Report’s US Best Hospitals

4th Magnet Re-designation Document Submission

Message from Dale Beatty, Chief Nursing Officer &Vice President of Patient Care ServiceAugust 6, 2020 Dear Colleagues,We are excited to share with you that we have submitted the 4th Magnet® re-designation document to the American Nurses Credentialing Center! This document contains the descriptions and supporting evidence of our nursing professional & interprofessional excellence. The rich … Continue reading 4th Magnet Re-designation Document Submission

Congratulations to ED for receiving the “Lantern Award” and an invitation to join the 4th Magnet Re-designation Document Submission Celebration

Message from Stanford Health Care's Chief Nursing Officer &Vice President of Patient Care ServiceJuly 30, 2020 Dear Colleagues,Please join me in congratulating our remarkable Emergency Department (ED) for receiving the Lantern Award 2020 from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). The namesake of the Lantern Award is Florence Nightingale, referred to as the "Lady of the Lamp" while she provided care by lamplight to … Continue reading Congratulations to ED for receiving the “Lantern Award” and an invitation to join the 4th Magnet Re-designation Document Submission Celebration

Congratulations to J4-ICU, Dialysis team and SHC

Message from Dale Chief Nursing Officer &Vice President of Patient Care Service July 23, 2020 Dear Colleagues,I am pleased to announce that in the past couple of weeks, we have made great strides in improving workflows and expanding our commitment to our patients and community through two integral achievements; the J4-ICU successfully received its first post-operative cardiothoracic … Continue reading Congratulations to J4-ICU, Dialysis team and SHC

StanfordMed Live (with Dr. Fauci) and CNO Rounding to COVID-19 units

Message from Dale Beatty, Chief Nursing Officer &Vice President of Patient Care Service July 16, 2020 Last Monday, we were graced by the nation's leading infectious disease expert and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director, Dr. Anthony Fauci, in a fireside chat hosted by Dean Lloyd Minor, Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine in Monday’s StanfordMed virtual fireside … Continue reading StanfordMed Live (with Dr. Fauci) and CNO Rounding to COVID-19 units

Announcment: Launch of the new SHC Nursing and Patient Care Services (PCS) website

I am thrilled to announce the launch of our new Nursing and Patient Care Services (PCS) website, featuring a fresh new look, streamlined navigation, and device-friendly design. The website was developed to assist both the internal and external SHC communities, especially our nurses and interprofessionals, in staying up to date with current news, updates, and relevant information, as … Continue reading Announcment: Launch of the new SHC Nursing and Patient Care Services (PCS) website

CNO Message: SHC Shared Leadership Councils Organization-wide Virtual Meetings

Stanford’s innovative Shared Leadership Council (SLC) model of shared governance supports collaborative decision making among nursing leadership, front line clinicians, and interprofessional colleagues organization-wide. After two months of hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization-wide Shared Leadership Councils successfully picked up from where they left off and held an engaging and productive virtual meeting this past … Continue reading CNO Message: SHC Shared Leadership Councils Organization-wide Virtual Meetings

43rd Annual National Nursing Assistant Day 6-18-2020

Message from Dale Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service June 18, 2020 Dear Colleagues,   This week, it is my honor to showcase the much loved and respected members of our team- our Nursing Assistants. On Thursday, June 18th, we celebrate our exemplary Nursing Assistants during the much anticipated 43rd Annual … Continue reading 43rd Annual National Nursing Assistant Day 6-18-2020