eNICQ upgrade was required by January 31, 2017

The latest version of eNICQ contains a number of important updates. As of January 31st, 2017, VON Member Centers must upgrade to the latest version of eNICQ, 5.5.1, to continue submitting data via eNICQ to VON. Updates include: Required changes for infants born in 2017 – centers must upgrade to enter or submit any 2017 data Security […]

Holiday Closing

Vermont Oxford Network will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. We will be back to normal business hours on Monday, November 28th. Thank you.

Chicago 2016 Encore

Please join us on Wednesday, October 26th from 3 – 4:30 PM EDT, for the Chicago 2016 Encore webinar, featuring highlights from the VON Annual Quality Congress. Please click here for the agenda. Presentation Handouts are available here. Please follow these steps to log on to the webinar tomorrow: CLICK HERE to log on. You […]

NANN Endorses VON Neonatal Abstinence Training Program

For Immediate Release Vermont Oxford Network and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses Collaborate on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Education Burlington, Vermont (October 25, 2016)— Vermont Oxford Network (VON) and the National Association for Neonatal Nurses (NANN) are pleased to announce the highly acclaimed VON Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Universal Education and Training Program, available online to […]

2016 Annual Quality Congress Dedication and Fundraising

During the Vermont Oxford Network 2016 Annual Quality Congress we will learn from experts working at the cutting edge of clinical and improvement science in neonatology. We will also learn from colleagues practicing in the face of severe resource constraints and humanitarian crises. All of us share a common goal, to provide the best possible and […]

Triple Continuing Education Accreditation

It is with great pleasure and pride that we announce that in the coming year VON will be able to provide CME, CNE and pharmacy continuing education credits. The University of Vermont College of Medicine, VON’s continuing education credit provider, has been awarded Joint Accreditation by the ACCME, ANCC and ACPE, allowing us to accredit […]

Annual Report Mailing Feedback

VON remains dedicated to continually improving the tools and services that we offer our members to help you improve the quality and safety of care for newborn infants and their families. In an effort to better align our services with many of our member centers who have embraced green initiatives, we’re working to understand the […]

2015 Birth Year Reports are Available on Nightingale

Nightingale has been updated with 2015 comparison data and your center’s risk-adjusted results. A PDF version of your center’s 2015 Annual Report has been posted in the Report Download area of Nightingale. We encourage you to download and print this Annual Report. Your center’s Report Contact will receive a printed copy in the future. If you […]

Zika Virus Outbreak – New Guidelines from the World Health Organization Issued This Week

New recommendations issued on June 7, 2016 by the World Health Organization, focus on advising men and women of reproductive age, living in affected areas where local transmission of Zika virus is known to occur, to delay pregnancy in order to prevent adverse pregnancy and fetal outcomes. Given the lack of a vaccine and challenges […]

Pediatrics Article on Improving Care for NAS

Standardizing Care Improves Outcomes For Infants Born With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Standardizing hospital care policies across institutions for infants diagnosed with drug withdrawal symptoms at birth reduces their length of treatment and hospitalization, according to new collaborative research led by Vermont Oxford Network, Vanderbilt and the University of Michigan Health System. Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) […]