Congratulations to all our clinical nurses who recently got promoted through SHC’s PNDP Clinical Ladder

Congratulations to this cohort of exceptional PNDP promotions, who have been honored for their exemplary care delivery, patient advocacy, dedication to evidenced-based practice, and transformative clinical leadership.

Congratulations to Brittney Patterson, MS, RD, CNSC, CCTD Recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Clinical Dietetics Award

SHC Nursing recognizes Brittney Patterson, MS, RD, CNSC, CCTD. Brittney has been recently honored with the 2021 Excellence in Clinical Dietetics Award from the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Message from Dale Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service December 30, 2020

Message from Dale Chief Nursing Officer &Vice President of Patient Care Service December 30, 2020 Dear Colleagues,This is the last issue of Looking Forward for 2020. 2020, named by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, has indeed been a challenging and unprecedented year with a fitting designation. When the WHO named the year 2020 … Continue reading Message from Dale Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service December 30, 2020

Message from the CNO: “Celebrating Science”

Friday, December 18th was a momentous day for Stanford Health Care (SHC). On this unforgettable day, I joined a team of physicians and nurses to administer SHC’s first COVID-19 vaccines. These vaccines are just the beginning and represent a glimmer of hope at the end of the tunnel during this global pandemic.

Congratulations to our DAISY Awardees

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DAISY AWARDEESThe DAISY Foundation is embedded into over 4,500 healthcare facilities and nursing schools, and honors nurses in 29 countries across the world. The DAISY Award provides meaningful recognition by celebrating exemplary patient experience, promoting a healthy work environment, and therefore elevating nursing engagement.During 2020 nurses are no longer unsung heroes but instead are being recognized and thanked for … Continue reading Congratulations to our DAISY Awardees

Message from Dale

Message from Dale, Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Patient Care Service December 10, 2020 Dear Colleagues,On Tuesday, December 8th, SHC's interdisciplinary Shared Leadership Councils (SLC) hosted an engaging year-end virtual retreat. During this session, we heard from CEO David Entwistle, who reflected on our organization-wide virtual Magnet site visit and provided updates about COVID-19. Also during this meeting SLC disseminated … Continue reading Message from Dale

“SHC Magnet Pride” video

"SHC Magnet Pride" video -- this short film demonstrates that our collective 4 years of work, compounded with SHC’s previous 16 years of growth and progress along the Magnet roadmap, has brought us to this dynamic point in our collective Magnet journey.

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