Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN

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Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN, has been a registered nurse for more than 30 years and the chief nursing officer at Vocera since 2014. Prior to being a clinical expert for the technology industry, she held several leadership positions in hospitals across Texas, including Vice President for Women and Children’s Services at Baylor University Medical Center. As the CNO at Vocera, Dr. Collins works with nurses, physicians, IT professionals and other hospital leaders around the world to improve the lives of patients, families, and care teams. Throughout her career, Dr. Collins has been on a mission to elevate the voices of nurses and co-founded the American Nurse Project. She earned her doctor of nursing practice from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a master’s degree in nursing administration from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Articles by Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN

Effective Communication: Foundation for Nurse Safety

Over the past year, as we’ve all seen how nurses impact the health and healing of our world, we’ve also seen them embrace the mantra “Never Again” and leave the profession at unprecedented rate.

The need for change is clear. We must heed the call from all corners to listen to, support,…

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Nurses and Other Frontline Workers Need Our Support Now More Than Ever

As I write this, the COVID-19 pandemic has been raging around the world for more than ten months. Throughout that time, nurses have stood ready on the front lines, risking their own well-being as more than 63 million people contracted the…

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Improving Safety for Frontline Healthcare Workers and Patients with Effective Clinical Communication

We recently hosted a webinar with Sage Growth Partners on the topic of how hospitals can improve safety and reduce costs with effective enterprise clinical communication. We were fortunate to include our customer David Augsburger, Director of Clinically Integrated Technology and Systems at Major…

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