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Martie L. Moore

Martie L. Moore

RN, MAOM, CPHQ, Medline chief nursing officer

Martie L. Moore, RN, MAOM, CPHQ, is the chief nursing officer at Medline. As CNO, Moore develops forward-thinking, solution-driven clinical programs, as well as new products and educational services. Prior to joining Medline, Martie was the chief nursing officer at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore. Under her leadership, Providence St. Vincent earned a third and fourth designation for Magnet.

Moving Nurses from Hospital Rooms to Board Rooms

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Nurses on boards

A recent American Hospital Association survey of more than 1,000 hospital boards found that just five percent of board members were nurses, but there is a campaign happening right now to get more nurses on boards.  The Nurses on Boards Coalition is implementing a strategy to bring the experience of nurses to governing boards and to state and national commissions with … Read More

What Your Hospital Needs to Know about Disaster Preparedness

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disaster preparedness

With Hurricane Matthew due to pound the coast of Florida and other southeastern states this weekend, many hospitals in its path are referring to their disaster preparedness plans. Other facilities are using this as an opportunity to review their own plans. Disasters aren’t always natural disasters like storms that with the help of meteorologists, you can prepare to face. Disaster … Read More

Three Things You Need to Know about Sepsis

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A six-letter word is sparking people to fight at the government level, state level and even at the bedside. That word is “sepsis,” and this emerging complication was just recently dubbed by the CDC as a “medical emergency” and “unrecognized killer.” Sepsis has been making the news—it was revealed in June that legendary boxer Muhammad Ali died not from Parkinson’s … Read More

The Secret of Joy at Work

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“Joy at work” seems to be a rare concept these days, especially in healthcare. We are constantly bombarded with statistics on burnout for nurses and physicians alike. One study found that on average, 26 percent of surveyed emergency nurses suffered from burnout. Another study found that in regards to physician burnout, care quality appears to be preserved at great personal … Read More