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IONL's Annual Conference and Award Winners

Friday, September 21, 2018  

IONL hosted its Annual Conference this September 20-21 in Oak Brook, Illinois with the theme Safety in the Workplace. With great presentations, a pre-conference session of the Midwest Institute for Healthcare Leadership, and time for networking and building connections, leaders in Illinois healthcare were able to collaborate on ways to make their workplaces safer, healthier, and more productive.

IONL also honored the winners of its 2018 Awards Program:

Community Effort
Yolanda Coleman, PhD, MS, RN, MT (ASCP), NEA-BC
Senior Director of Patient Care Services, Saint Anthony Hospital

Emerging Leader
Nicole Wynn, MSN, RN-BC
Assistant Unit Director, Rush University Medical Center

Most Valuable Member
Melinda Earle, RN, DNP, NEA-BC, FACHE
Program Director of Transformative Leadership DNP, Rush University Medical Center

Janet Davis, NEA-BC
Central DuPage Hospital

Influential Leader
Airica Steed, EdD, MBA, RN, FACHE, CSSMBB
President, Breakthrough Innovation Partners LLC

To see photos from the meeting, like IONL on Facebook. And share your own with the hashtag #IONL2018.

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