Kelley Ilic

  • Improving Organizational Well-Being

    January 13, 2023

    A new year provides the opportunity to take a step back and reflect on where we are and where we want to be. Whether personally, emotionally, physically, or professionally, the RN Well-Being Project encourages organizations to make time for reflection and enact change. Our nurse experts have identified four categories in wellness improvement: Many workplaces can support … Read more

  • Resources and Tools

    November 07, 2022

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Burden Reduction & Health Informatics focuses on reducing administrative burden through the Patients Over Paperwork initiative. The American College of Physicians drafted a framework to analyze administrative tasks as part of their position paper on the Patients Before Paperwork initiative. Though specific to physicians, their approach … Read more

  • Policies and Procedures

    “If you could break or change any rule in service of a better care experience for patients or staff, what would it be?” Berwick et al., 2017 Organization-specific policies and procedures may create unnecessary burdens on staff and potentially harm patient care. Regulatory requirements and payment rules can be misinterpreted and lead to more stringent … Read more

  • OCN Recognizes Preceptors Across the State

    September 14, 2022

    As Oregon’s healthcare providers continue to address unprecedented staffing needs within their facilities, the Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) is celebrating the vital work of nurse preceptors through the second annual Oregon Outstanding Nurse Preceptor Awards. In conjunction with Nursing Professional Development Week, OCN will recognize and honor 14 nurses who serve a critical role … Read more

  • May 2022 Student Huddle Summary

    May 19, 2022

    A gathering of Oregon nursing students to share timely updates and share insights from peers and stakeholders. Topics of Discussion: Student Placements. For the first time since the pandemic began, a few students reported their cohorts are being placed within their top three preferred units. Throughout much of the pandemic, this was not the case. … Read more

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