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Recognizing the Best in Relationship-Based Care

Relationship-Based-Care-Nurse-LogoHospital staff and friends gathered in Zubrow auditorium last month for the third-annual Relationship-Based Care Awards. The awards were created as a way to recognize professional nursing and inter-disciplinary team members throughout the organization. Recipients - chosen by the staff nurse members of the CNO Partnership with the Leaders at the Bedside team, Managers and Educators – are exceptional role models from all disciplines selected for exemplifying the tenets of PAH’s professional practice model of relationship-based care:  leadership, teamwork, professional nursing practice, patient care delivery, resource-driven practice, and outcomes measurement.

Nursing-honoring-Fac-MgmtReceiving fewer than 50 nominations during its first year in 2011, the Relationship-Based Care awards have since grown tremendously, with a total of 123 nominations this year.

Shown here are PAH CNO Mary Del Guidice and Nursing Clinical Directors presenting the Partnership Award to the staff of Facilities Management and Engineering for their exemplary teamwork efforts throughout the planning, design and renovation processes of the Private Room Initiative.

The full list of award winners, categories and relationship-based care domains are as follows:

  • Brittany Stofko, DO, Physician Partner, Leadership
  • Megan Donaghy, MSN, CRM, RN, Advanced Practice Nurse, Care Delivery
  • Tanya Carmichael, MSN, RN, Nursing Education, Professionalism
  • Kathleen Hassett, RRT, Multidisciplinary Team Member, Teamwork
  • 6 Schiedt, Nursing Team, Outcomes
  • LaMonica Williams, Nursing Support, Teamwork
  • Tara Solis, RN, Women’s Services, Care Delivery
  • Dawn Cater, BSN, RN, Behavioral Health/Procedural/Skilled Care, Professionalism
  • Nancy Viola, BSN, RN, Medical/Surgical, Outcomes
  • Stefanie McConomoy, BSN, RN, Perioperative, Care Delivery
  • Gina Knight, BSN, RN, Critical Care/ED, Professionalism
  • Lisa O’Neill, BSN, RN, Nurse Manager, Leadership
  • Richard Elliot, BSN, RN, Transformational Leadership, Leadership
  • Facilities Management/Engineering, Partnership Award, Teamwork


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