Rebecca Cherney, R.N., earns innovation award

February 22, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

Congratulations to Rebecca Cherney, R.N., who was recently named the winner of the 2021 ANA Individual Innovation Award powered by BD.

Cherney, a staff nurse on 8D, developed TrachTrail™. It’s the first comprehensive, standardized adult tracheostomy care education program of its kind, focusing on combined nurse, patient and caregiver training with emphasis on empathy for the patient and their families. TrachTrail™ provides user-friendly multimedia content, emphasizing patient-centeredness and builds upon multi-disciplinary collaboration to ensure quality of life with a tracheostomy at home.

The ANA Innovation Awards highlight, recognize and celebrate exemplary nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety and health outcomes.

Learn more about Cherney and the award here: https://michmed.org/484Oq

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