American Nurse Today Announces Winners of the 2019 All-Pro Nursing Team Award

DOYLESTOWN, PA — Healthcom Media, the publisher of American Nurse Today, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Nurses Association, recently released the results of its 2019 All-Pro Nursing Team Awards.

American Nurse Today celebrates the dedication, commitment, patient advocacy, and clinical expertise of all nurses, and as part of the April 2019 “Nurses Week” issue, the journal honors top performing nursing teams. The All-Pro Nursing Team Awards recognize the best teams in the United States based on several professional criteria, including communications, responsiveness, and adaptability; as well as demonstrating a winning formula that drives success.

A board consisting of American Nurse Today editorial staff and nursing professionals, evaluated 48 entries. Each entry told a compelling story of teamwork and patient care, making the final decision difficult.

After careful consideration, the winner for 2019 is the Boston Children’s Hospital Cardiac Acute Care Unit Nursing Leadership Team.

Teams submitted detailed profiles demonstrating core competencies in their departments, as well as providing narratives that illustrate extraordinary performance that sets their teams apart and helped them to achieve measurable outcomes. Entries represented a spectrum of nursing organizations, from regional healthcare systems to acute care facilities. Applications provided deep analysis, as well as practical results for learning opportunities, making the decision-making process rewarding and challenging for the editorial board.

In addition to the winner, several other organizations also received recognition. The following organizations will be featured in the April 2019 issue of American Nurse Today:

Overall Winner:

  • Boston Children’s Hospital, Cardiac Acute Care Unit Nursing Leadership Team, Boston, MA

Runners Up:

  • First Runner Up: Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Pediatric Critical Transport Team, Wilmington, DE
  • Second Runner Up: Birmingham VA Medical Center, Guntersville Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, Guntersville, AL
  • Third Runner Up: Holtz Children’s Hospital Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, The Chaplin Family Pediatric Emergency Department, Miami, FL

Honorable Mentions:

  • Adena Health System, 3B Observation/Outpatient Unit, Chillicothe, OH
  • Akron Children’s Hospital, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nursing Team, Akron, OH
  • Boston Children’s Hospital, Surgical Programs Transitional Mentor Education Program, Boston, MA
  • Boston Children’s Hospital at Waltham and Lexington, Satellite Peri-Operative Nursing Leadership Team, Boston, MA
  • CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, Pre-Admission ERAS/Strong for Surgery Team, Texarkana, TX
  • Grand Valley State University Kirkhof College of Nursing and Spectrum Health System Nursing Research Council, Academic-Practice Partnership Team, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Medical Center of the Rockies, MCR/PVH Cardiac Cath Lab, Loveland, CO
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Lactation Task Force, New York, NY
  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Patient Throughput Committee – VIDA Team, Torrance, CA
  • UF Health Jacksonville, Emergency and Trauma Services Charge Nurse Team, Jacksonville, FL
  • UTMB Health – Correctional Managed Care, Clinical Education Team, Conroe, TX
  • Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Wabash Valley, Terre Haute, IN


Media Contact:
Jennifer Felzer
HCM – HealthCom Media
phone: (215) 489.7000 ext. 105


About American Nurse Today
American Nurse Today, the official journal of the American Nurses Association (ANA) is a fresh voice of nursing across America. The journal reaches over 175,000 dedicated nurses in a multitude of specialties and practice settings. Published monthly, ten times in print and two times in electronic format, American Nurse Today is a comprehensive, timely, trusted information source that nurses can rely on to: enhance patient outcomes, develop their professional careers, and build their educational foundation of best practices. For Information about American Nurse Today, please visit
About American Nurses Association (ANA)
As the only full-service professional organization representing the nation’s 3.1 – 3.6 million Registered Nurses, ANA is the driving force for nurses. ANA is a recognized and respected voice that shapes nursing practice standards and defines the code of ethics for the profession. ANA keeps the interests of nurses in the forefront of national debate and is responsible for many healthcare reforms. The organization focuses its work on core issues of vital concern to the nation’s registered nurses – nursing shortage, appropriate staffing, health and safety, workplace rights and patient safety/advocacy in addition to its cornerstone work, ethics and standards. For Information about American Nurses Association (ANA), please visit
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