Kate ONeillDirector, Chatham University, USA
Kate ONeill, DNP, RN has over 25 years experience in the healthcare industry and is Sr. Advisor Practice, Education and Innovation at iCareQuality.us. Over the past 6 years she has served as a Subject Matter Clinical Expert collaborating with engineers and informatics teams with practice innovation, project development, and system implementation at the learning labs in Philadelphia and Toronto. As an healthcare leader, Dr. ONeill works with key industry stakeholders to develop evidence-based solutions to improve provider engagement with focus on reducing ALL CAUSE HARM. Dr. ONeill also has deep expertise in frontline clinical practice with over 20 years in emergency medicine where she was awarded textbook of the year for Pediatric Triage Guidelines; served as ER Staff Development Educator; and developed the first clinical ladder program to measure skills, competencies and nursing performance. She served as the Senior Nursing Editor for PEMSoft and the journal Pediatric Emergency Care. Kate received a US patent for designing a medical device bite block for cervical spine radiography; and in 2009, she received the Bayaida Business Award at Drexel University for new technology development. Additionally, while at Drexel, she collaborated with nursing faculty and led the simulation team to develop an online platform for evidence-based practice to measure competencies in the student practice setting. Kate has other advanced skills and capabilities including hospital compliance, patient safety, risk management, quality improvement, LEAN and health information technology (HIT).
Nursing Education, Patient safety, Healthcare, Clinical Research