Holiday closing: November 27 and 28

Vermont Oxford Network will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving holiday. The offices will open again on Monday December 1, 2014.

Network Database Reaches 2 Million Neonatal Infant Records (Press Release)

BURLINGTON, VT (PRWeb) November 21, 2014 – Vermont Oxford Network, Inc. (VON) has achieved a significant milestone in the efforts of its membership to build a community of neonatal practice. The Network Database surpassed two million infant records, representing more than 63 million patient days. The Vermont Oxford Network Database maintains data on very low […]

AAP Section on Perinatal Pediatrics and VON Announce the 2014 AAP/ VON Scholars

October 28, 2014 — We are delighted to announce the 2nd Annual AAP/ VON Scholars Awards for 2014. This collaboration between the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Perinatal Pediatrics and Vermont Oxford Network highlights the critical importance of quality improvement science in neonatal fellowship training programs. Our shared goal is to support fellows and […]

Enrollment open for iNICQ 2015: Alarm Safety! Driving Outcomes With Evidence-based Oxygen Therapy and Safe Monitoring Practices

On September 24th, over 300 VON member centers participated in the outstanding webinar—An Alarming Problem! Alarm Hazards Top the Patient Safety Hazards List. Led by our expert faculty, Dr. Maria Cvach, from Johns Hopkins Hospital, participants learned how they can improve bedside care, clinical outcomes, and family satisfaction while meeting the new National Patient Safety […]

VON Partners in Study Indicating Better Nursing Resources Could Improve Health Outcomes

New research from Vermont Oxford Network, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and Rutgers School of Public Health found an insufficient number of nurses and poor work environments are associated with health outcomes of infants born in hospitals that care for disproportionately more black infants. The article, “Disparities in Perinatal Quality Outcomes for Very Low […]

Study in Pediatrics uses VON data

A newly published study in Pediatrics based on data in the Vermont Oxford Network Neonatal Encephalopathy Registry identified important quality improvement goals and potentially better practices in brain imaging for infants with encephalopathy. The study, Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Neonatal Encephalopathy, identifies critical gaps in the implementation of optimal neuroimaging methods in defining the […]