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Best Nursing Teams 2016

ADVANCE honors the top nursing teams from across the country.

We received best nursing team entries from nurses across the country detailing their accomplishments.

Read our exclusive May cover story on the 2016 Best Nursing Team overall winner, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.  

Then read the 4 essays written by each of the category winners. Our panel of nurse judges was impressed by the adaptability, expertise, initiative and outreach these facilities clearly displayed.

Winner! 2016 Best Nursing Team

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Leaving the emergency department before treatment presents a danger to both patients and hospitals. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia changed its workflow to give patients a better ED experience. In doing so, they lowered their rates of patients leaving without being seen. Their efforts earned them the honor of being named the ADVANCE for Nurses 2016 Best Nursing Team.

Best Adaptability

Froedtert Hospital

Virtual hospice nurses have been a valuable asset to bedside nursing staff.

Best Expertise

Children's National Medical Center

An educated team of NICU nurses established a strong breast milk culture.

Best Initiative

Duke University Medical Center

The PACU team implemented phased postoperative care in the OR platform.

Best Outreach

Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

Nurses band together to support victims of domestic violence.

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