Stanford Nursing’s DAISY Honorees (December 2021)

I would like to congratulate each of our exceptional December 2021 DAISY Award recipients from last week. During the DAISY Awarding Ceremony, I enjoyed listening to the wonderful exemplars written by patients or the nurse's colleagues describing each nurse's extraordinary acts of compassionate care. I would like to especially highlight that two of our DAISY … Continue reading Stanford Nursing’s DAISY Honorees (December 2021)

Stanford Health Care Annual Shared Leadership Council Retreat: “SLC– Standing Together, We are One”

Thank you to the over 400 nurses and interprofessionals who participated in the Shared Leadership Council (SLC) Annual Retreat on Tuesday, December 7th. I appreciate each of you sharing your voice and participating in the backbone of our professional practice and what I call SHC's "secret sauce"-- our committed and engaged SLC. What an honor … Continue reading Stanford Health Care Annual Shared Leadership Council Retreat: “SLC– Standing Together, We are One”

Celebrating our dedicated Nursing Professional Development Specialists and our outstanding Environmental Services (EVS) personnel during the NPD week and National EVS Week

] During this week, we take a moment to thank two remarkable professions: our dedicated Nursing Professional Development (NPD) specialists and our outstanding Environmental Services (EVS) personnel during National NPD Week and National EVS Week. Thank you to all of SHC's NPD practitioners who work in a variety of settings across our organization while supporting, … Continue reading Celebrating our dedicated Nursing Professional Development Specialists and our outstanding Environmental Services (EVS) personnel during the NPD week and National EVS Week

Health Unit Coordinators Week

Message from Dale Chief Nurse Executive & Vice President of Patient Care Services August 26, 2021 Dear colleagues, I encourage you all to take a moment to thank your unit coordinators for their commitment to ensuring that the units are running smoothly, their positivity, and for all of their contributions to promoting a healthy work … Continue reading Health Unit Coordinators Week

Stanford Health Care’s Innovative, Proactive, and Collaborative Approach to Vaccinate the Community Against COVID-19

Thank you to all who have been involved in SHC's ongoing vaccination efforts. We have successfully vaccinated thousands of employees and members of our community. The COVID Operations Team’s collaborative endeavor to facilitate these mass vaccinations has been astounding. SHC is currently at an estimated vaccination rate of 85% of our employees, and this progress … Continue reading Stanford Health Care’s Innovative, Proactive, and Collaborative Approach to Vaccinate the Community Against COVID-19

Message from Dale Chief Nurse Executive & Vice President of Patient Care Services July 22, 2021 Dear colleagues, With a little over one week left to complete the StandOut Engagement Pulse survey, I would like to share that the StandOut platform has helped me to recognize and hone in on my personal strengths, especially my … Continue reading

Certified Nurses Week — Stanford Health Care is proud to celebrate 64% of our eligible nurses who hold a national professional certification!

Certified Nurses Week -- Stanford Health Care is proud to celebrate 64% of our eligible nurses who hold a national professional certification!

Newsweek World’s Best Hospitals and Certified Nurses Week — Message from Dale Chief Nurse Executive & Vice President of Patient Care Services (March 11, 2021)

Dear Colleagues,   Congratulations to all SHC nurses and interprofessional colleagues on accomplishing another great achievement. SHC has ranked number 5 nationwide in the Newsweek World’s Best Hospitals list! To compile this list, Newsweek partnered with a global data research firm, Statista Inc, to rank healthcare organizations across the globe. This survey accumulated data from … Continue reading Newsweek World’s Best Hospitals and Certified Nurses Week — Message from Dale Chief Nurse Executive & Vice President of Patient Care Services (March 11, 2021)

We did it again!!! 4th Magnet Designation; joining the top 2% of hospitals with 4 consecutive Magnet designations!

Message from Dale Chief Nurse Executive & Vice President of Patient Care Services  February 19, 2021 Dear Colleagues,   It is my great privilege to announce that as of today, February 19th, 2021, SHC has achieved its 4th Magnet Designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)!! As a subsidiary of the American Nurses … Continue reading We did it again!!! 4th Magnet Designation; joining the top 2% of hospitals with 4 consecutive Magnet designations!

Message from Dale Beatty — Chief Nurse Executive & Vice President of Patient Care Services

Message from Dale Chief Nurse Executive & Vice President of Patient Care Services  February 4, 2021 Dear Colleagues, Last week’s Nursing Grand Rounds (NGR), with almost 200 livestream attendees, was an engaging interprofessional discussion recapping the work SHC’s many teams have completed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This presentation, entitled “In this Together: … Continue reading Message from Dale Beatty — Chief Nurse Executive & Vice President of Patient Care Services