VON Holiday Closings

Vermont Oxford Network will be closed on Wednesday December 24 Thursday December 25 Wednesday December 31 Thursday January 1  

eNICQ 5.4 for 2015 is now available

Vermont Oxford Network is pleased to announce the release of version 5.4.2 of our eNICQ 5 software. This version includes: the ability to enter and submit data for infants born in 2015 an expanded list of transfer codes and improved upgrading of the transfer code list enhancements to the electronic data interface which allows users […]

Vermont Oxford Network Members Collaborate on Occlusive Wrap Clinical Trial

A randomized controlled trial conducted by 39 Vermont Oxford Network members found that occlusive wrap increased mean body temperature when used with preterm infants. The Heat Loss Prevention Trial (HeLP Trial) enrolled 817 infants born 24/0 to 27/6 weeks gestational age. Infants were assigned randomly to be wrapped or not wrapped immediately after birth. Wrapped […]

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 […]