Nursing Excellence

Nurses at Work

Our nursing professionals are committed to the highest level of patient care, service and research. This commitment helps ensure we enhance the profession of nursing as we provide exceptional care and a meaningful experience to our patients and their families.

We achieve this by:

  • Following our professional practice model, called Relationship-Based Care
  • Attracting and retaining top-tier nurses 
  • Improving patient outcomes through research

Quality care

Nurses play an integral role along with physicians and organizational leaders in patient safety and quality initiatives. This helps ensure a comprehensive approach to patient care. Staff members help determine what areas need improvement, track data and develop action plans. Learn more about our Quality Program.



    Mary Lou OliverMary Lou Oliver, Senior Program Coordinator for our Scoliosis Screening Program, received the 2012 March Of Dimes Nurse of the Year Award for Pediatrics. 

    In her role, Oliver has worked extensively to educate patients and doctors about the importance of scoliosis screening. She has also expanded the program to include additional clinic sites for more convenient access for our patients.

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