CALNOC Elects Alice Naqvi Mugler as New Chairperson

San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — CALNOC, the nation’s first nursing quality indicators database today announced the CALNOC Board of Directors has elected Alice Naqvi Mugler as their new Chairperson. Alice is an early member of the CALNOC organization and has been actively involved for the past eighteen years. She has served on the CALNOC board during the past five years.

“Alice’s dedication during her eighteen years of service to CALNOC has made a dramatic difference in the past and ongoing success of the organization” stated past CALNOC Chairperson Kathy Harren. “We are looking forward to her vision and leadership as CALNOC writes the next chapter in its mission to advance global quality patient care and safety”.

Alice Naqvi Mugler, MS, RN is the Director for Nursing Practice at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC). Previously, Ms. Naqvi Mugler was the Magnet Project Coordinator at SCVMC. Prior to that, Ms. Naqvi Mugler worked for 35 years at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). She began as a nurse manager and became successively, a nurse educator, psychiatric supervisor, Assistant Chief of Nursing, and, for the last 17 years of her career, the Chief of Nursing Services.

As an early member of CALNOC, and under her leadership, VAPAHCS became one of the eleven pilot sites in the original CALNOC database. Ms. Naqvi Mugler co-founded the national VA wide Nursing Outcomes Database (VANOD). She has published nationally about rehabilitation nursing, nursing practice and nurse sensitive outcomes. Ms. Naqvi Mugler received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boston University and Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing with a minor in Administration from the University of Hawaii. In addition to serving on the CALNOC board, she is a Youth Explorer Advisor for Medical Explorer Post 751.

About CALNOC The Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC), is the leading provider of Business Intelligence, and Research on nurse sensitive quality indicators. CALNOC serves as the nation’s only nurse sensitive registry managed, operated and designed by nursing. Always on the forefront of patient care excellence, CALNOC created the first database registry of nurse sensitive indicators which turns patient outcome data into powerful information for hospital executives to guide decisions to advance global patient care. Hundreds of hospitals have joined CALNOC to monitor and benchmark performance in order to deliver excellence in patient care. CALNOC is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) public benefit corporation with headquarters in San Ramon, California. For more information call 888-586-1994 or visit


Jackie Guillory