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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.


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

Caring Can’t be a To-Do

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Nurses have consistently been ranked among the most trusted professions in America, and yet we still hear stories from our friends and family about a crucial moment in their healthcare journey where they may not have experienced a very vital part of care from their nurse: compassion. Did the nurse simply have a lack of compassion? Or were they battling … Read More

Patient Safety Awareness Week: Going Back to Basics

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Recent findings from the CDC uncovered that 1 in 7 catheter- and surgery-related healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) transmitted in a hospital setting today have been caused by “superbugs,” or bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. Additionally, these superbugs have traveled the care transition route, with 1 in 4 catheter- and surgery-related HAIs in long-term acute care hospitals attributed to multi-drug resistant … Read More

Let 2016 be the Year of Nursing!

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Just imagine you log onto Facebook and there is a page followed by every single nurse in the United States, aligning nurses through social media as the largest group of professionals in healthcare. Someone posts a picture of a hand touching another hand with the caption, “How do we define nursing in 2016?” Suddenly the Facebook page is on fire. … Read More