Strengthening Hospital Nursing: A Program to Improve Patient Care

This initiative, Strengthening Hospital Nursing: A Program to Improve Patient Care, jointly funded with Pew Charitable Trusts, was designed to encourage hospitals to undertake institution-wide restructuring in order to provide better patient care by improving nursing services.Under this grant, the grantee will complete a plan for restructuring the workplace for nursing services including a detailed implementation proposal for submission to the RWJF and Pew Charitable Trusts for Phase Two of the Strengthening Hospital Nursing Program. Virginia Mason Hospital is part of a consortia of nine hospitals. Three of the hospitals are in an urban setting and six are in a rural setting. Their bed numbers range from 25 to 336.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $49,692.00

Awarded on: 7/13/1989

Time frame: 8/1/1989 - 7/31/1990

Grant Number: 15576


Virginia Mason Medical Center

1100 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98101-2756


Linda Pedersen
Project Director