Nationally Recognized Nurse Leader Linda Burnes Bolton to Present Keynote Address at CALNOC Conference

San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — CALNOC, the nation’s first nursing quality indicators database today announced Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, will keynote their upcoming conference – Navigating the Chaos of Healthcare Transformation – in Long Beach, CA on October 26, 2015.

Dr. Burnes Bolton is the current President of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and the first African American to hold this position. As past president of the American Academy of Nursing and the National Black Nurses Association, she has provided leadership for several state and national programs including service as chair of the National Advisory Committee for Transforming Care at the Bedside, VA Commission on Nursing and vice chair of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine. She was named one of the top 25 women in health care in 2011 by Modern Healthcare Magazine and woman of the year in 2012 by Women in Health Administration. Dr. Burnes Bolton was appointed to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation board of directors in 2012. Dr. Burnes Bolton received her bachelor of science in nursing from Arizona State University, masters in nursing, masters in public health and doctorate in public health from UCLA.

“We are extremely pleased to have Linda kick off the 2015 CALNOC Conference”, said Tony Sung, Chief Executive Officer for CALNOC. “She has been a driving force in the organization since its beginning through her strategic leadership and research contributions. We look forward to the insights she will bring as she addresses the CALNOC healthcare community”.

CALNOC’s 2015 Conference will focus on navigating the strategies and tactics healthcare leaders can employ to lead transformational change and prevent hospital acquired conditions. The CALNOC Conference will examine evidence-based insights, best practices and emerging CALNOC nursing-sensitive data findings to assist nursing and quality leadership in advancing patient care excellence. CALNOC’s conference will be held on October 26-27 in the heart of Southern California at the Long Beach Hilton.

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