UNCH 2016-2017 Nursing Annual Report - 2

A LETTER FROM

Dr. Madigan
DEAR COLLEAGUES AND FRIENDS,
I am very pleased to have the opportunity to
highlight the wonderful work that everyone
has accomplished during 2016-2017. We
are strongly committed to the UNC Hospitals
professional practice environment that supports
both patient-centered care delivery and the
nursing staff providing care. I am always amazed
at the passion and dedication that the nursing
team demonstrates to each patient and to
each other. You are Carolina's finest!

PEOPLE
UNC MEDICAL CENTER

CATHERINE
MADIGAN
DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Senior Vice President
Chief Nursing Officer

2 | 2016-2017 PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

We are extremely proud that the Division of
Nursing outperformed the Academic Medical
Center benchmark means in all nine categories
in the Practice Environment Scores (PES) from
the RN Satisfaction Survey taken in May 2017.
A total of 2,182 nurses participated in the
survey with a 78% response rate. In addition,
the overall Division of Nursing was a Tier 1 for
the Workforce Engagement Survey in 2016.
The 2010 Institute of Medicine report on the
future of nursing recommended that by 2020,
80% of nurses should be prepared with a
Baccalaureate degree in nursing, as evidence
supports a positive relationship between higher



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