ELBW Follow-Up is now on REDCap

VON’s Extremely Low Birth Weight Follow-Up Database has introduced data collection through REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture). Participating centers are switching from paper submission to REDCap beginning with 2016 birth year data. The new a … [Continue reading]

Vermont Oxford Network is One of the Best Places to Work in Vermont

Vermont Oxford Network was recently named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Vermont. The twelfth annual list of the Best Places to Work in Vermont was created by Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Department … [Continue reading]

VON Day Audit Identifies Improvement Opportunities for iNICQ Teams

Antibiotic overuse and misuse is a worldwide challenge and antibiotics are one of the most commonly prescribed agents for newborns.  Currently more than 140 teams are working together to address this challenge in VON’s internet-based quality im … [Continue reading]

Welcome Yolanda Ogbolu to the VON Board of Directors

This winter, Vermont Oxford Network welcomed Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, to the board of directors. Dr. Ogbolu is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and the director of its Office of Global Health, and she has … [Continue reading]

Remembering Dr. Jerold Lucey

It is with great sadness that I am writing to inform you that Jerold F. Lucey, MD, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont and a founder of Vermont Oxford Network, passed away on December 10, 2017. His extraordinary achievements … [Continue reading]

Your VON Newsletter – December 2017

Your VON Newsletter is distributed quarterly by email. The December issue includes updates about VON quality improvement (including a partnership with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement), information about a fundraising campaign for global … [Continue reading]

Prepare for eNICQ6 in 2018

VON’s new software for data entry, eNICQ 6, is targeted for release the first week of January 2018. We are excited about this improved software, which includes streamlined data entry and a simplified interface, and we’re looking forward to releasing i … [Continue reading]

VON 2017 Thanksgiving Closing

The offices of Vermont Oxford Network will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will be back to normal business hours on Monday, November 27th. Thank you! … [Continue reading]

Press Release: Delayed cord clamping results presented at 2017 Annual Quality Congress

Wait a minute! Clamping the umbilical cord later saves preterm babies’ lives Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately - according to two i … [Continue reading]

2017 Annual Quality Congress

The VON Annual Quality Congress begins this week in Chicago, IL. During the week many VON staff members will be traveling to Chicago to assist with preparations for and support of the meeting. Between 10/24/17 and 10/30/17 the VON offices will remain … [Continue reading]