Colleen Wareing, Atlantic General Hospital’s vice president of patient care, and Jeanette Troyer, the hospital’s clinical excellence coordinator, presented at the Maryland Nurses Association’s annual convention held at Ann Arundel Medical Center this fall.
The presentation, titled “The Brass Ring: Common Goals Towards Enhanced Outcomes,” outlined Atlantic General’s evolution to a shared governance model that includes the valuable input of nurses and other front line staff in their strategic planning processes for new services or improved care delivery.
Colleen Wareing has served as a healthcare executive for more than 20 years. For the past three years, she has helped lead the journey towards Magnet Recognition, improving continually on existing processes, implementing new strategies of engagement and integrating a collaborative model towards improved patient outcomes. She attended the Wharton Nursing Leaders of the Future Program and was recently recertified as a Nurse Executive, Advanced. Colleen holds a master’s of science from Columbia Pacific University.
Jeanette Troyer has extensive experience in project management in both healthcare finance and nursing administration. As the clinical excellence coordinator, she is responsible for guiding Atlantic General Hospital toward excellence through the use of components found within the Magnet Recognition Program. Jeanette recently served as a co-presenter at the national conference for the National Association for Rural Mental Health. She holds a master’s of science in nursing administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.
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