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ONE-DC is a non-profit organization consisting of nurse leaders and nurses aspiring to be leaders. This includes nurses from all settings and specialties, who hold positions as nurse executives, administrators, nurse managers, nurse educators, nursing quality managers, nursing staff leaders and researchers from across the District of Columbia. The organization addresses the nursing workforce, administration, education, evidence-based practice, research, health policy, and professional practice issues.
The mission of ONE-DC is to strengthen and promote nursing leadership and networking, to advance and advocate for the Nursing profession and to drive positive health outcomes for patients, staff, and the community.
The vision of ONE-DC is to shape the future of nursing and health care for the District of Columbia through innovative leadership, evidence-based practice, and education.
ONE-DC is a non-profit organization consisting of nurse leaders and nurses aspiring to be leaders. This includes nurses from all settings and specialties, who hold positions as nurse executives, administrators, nurse managers, nurse educators, nursing quality managers, nursing staff leaders and researchers from across the District of Columbia. The organization addresses the nursing workforce, nursing wellness and resiliency, administration, education, evidence-based practice, research, health policy, and professional practice issues.
Denise Boehm – President
CNO at Washington DC VA Medical Center
Laura Hendricks-Jackson – Treasurer
CNO at Sibley Memorial Hospital
Hazel Darisse – Secretary
Assistant CNO at George Washington University Hospital
Jennifer Hirt, MPA
Senior Director, Communications & Member Engagement
District of Columbia Hospital Association
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Meet Your ONE-DC President, Denise Boehm, RN
Ms. Denise Boehm was named Associate Director for Patient Care Services/Chief Nurse Executive in September 2017. She previously served as Associate Director for Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive at the Louis A. Johnson VA Healthcare System in Clarksburg, West Virginia. from 2012 to 2017. Prior to her roles in executive leadership, she served Veterans and staff at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System as a staff nurse, critical care nurse educator, nurse manager of the Emergency Department and associate chief nurse for Primary Care. Ms. Boehm is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has served in various professional organizations to include: local chapters of the American Nurses Association and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses where she coordinated education and community support events. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a Master of Science Degree in Nursing Leadership and Education from Carlow University in Pittsburgh. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Nurse Executive-Advanced. Ms. Boehm completed the Network Executive Healthcare Leadership Institute (NEHCLI) and the Nurse Executive Leadership Program at the Federal Executive Institute and is a coach for the Healthcare Leadership Development Program. Ms. Boehm has been an Adjunct Nursing Faculty member at Carlow University and Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.
In the wake of the destruction caused by both Hurricane Harvey and Irma, many of the District’s hospitals have expressed an interest in working collectively with the Association on relief efforts. To this end, DCHA has created several avenues for DC hospital – and staff – to support all of those who have been affected by these natural disasters.
Here’s How You Can Help!
To make a donation to FHA’s hospital employee assistance fund, visit this link.
We ask that you share these opportunities through your various channels of communication, and if further information is required, please contact Emma Jellen – (202)289-4929.
Today, the District of Columbia Hospital Association released their 2016 Hospital Utilization Indicators Report. This report provides comparative data on health care facility utilization in the District of Columbia, data is self-reported by the individual facilities in the Monthly Utilization Survey managed by the Association. Data from the 2016 report does not include the D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center or the HSC Pediatric Center.
2016 Utilization Indicators Trends:
Click here to access the District of Columbia Hospital Association’s Utilization Indicators for 2016.
On November 9th, the District of Columbia Hospital Association’s Board of Directors elected Kimberly Russo, MS, Chief Executive Officer of The George Washington University Hospital as Chair of the Board, effective January 1, 2018. Ms. Russo has been in her role as CEO of The GWU hospital since May 2016, prior to which, she served as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Russo has extensive clinical and operational experience, and among her many accolades, was recognized in 2010 as one of The Washington Business Journal’s 2016 “Playmakers,” and named an honoree of “Women Who Mean Business.”
“I am happy to welcome Kim as our next Board Chair. Even prior to stepping into her role as CEO, Kim was an active member at DCHA meetings, and as a member of the Board she has enthusiastically taken on several leadership roles, serving on the Executive Committee, as well as Co-Chairing DCHA’s Quality Collaborative. In her leadership roles, Kim has been integral to the development of the Association’s new strategic framework, and on behalf of DCHA, I look forward to working with Ms. Russo as we continue to advance health care in the District of Columbia.” Jacqueline D. Bowens, President & CEO, DCHA
“I am honored to serve as the new Chair of DCHA’s Board of Directors as we continue to facilitate a unifying voice for hospitals and health systems across the district,” says Kimberly Russo, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of GWU Hospital. “I look forward to collaborating with the Board, DC hospital leadership and the Association in the ongoing advancement of healthcare services for the DC community.”
In December, DCHA recognized the contributions of its outgoing Chair, Richard “Chip” Davis, PhD, President and CEO of Sibley Memorial Hospital – Johns Hopkins Medicine who steps into the role of Immediate Past Chair.“I would like to thank Dr. Davis for his 2-years of service as Chairman of the DCHA Board of Directors,” said Ms. Bowens. “His contributions have been vital in leading the Association through our recent transition and we are grateful for his leadership and dedication.”
DCHA is also happy to welcome the entire 2018 slate of officers: