Announcing Scholarship Recipients for the 2017 Annual Quality Congress

Vermont Oxford Network Announces Scholarship Recipients for 2017 Annual Quality Congress Prestigious scholarships awarded to a Nurse Leader, Fellows, and Early-Career Neonatologists Burlington, Vt. – To recognize the contributions of leaders and emerging leaders in the care of high-risk infants, Vermont Oxford Network (VON) offered several scholarships for the 2017 Annual Quality Congress. Scholarships were […]

Important Opportunity for Synergy with State Health Departments to Prevent Healthcare Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance

All state health departments are being funded by the CDC to prevent associated infections and antibiotic resistance. Arjun Srinivasan MD (CAPT, USPHS), Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as an iNICQ Choosing Antibiotics Wisely faculty member, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

VON Announces Antibiotics iNICQ Partnership with CDC

Vermont Oxford Network Launches Online NAS Training

Vermont Oxford Network Launches Online NAS Training – click here for more information.