CINHCCalifornia Institute for Nursing and Health Care
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Jones is the founding Executive Director of CINHC, which began its work in 2003 addressing the California nursing shortage.
Currently, CINHC is seeking funding to support the next step of conducting evaluations of all RN Transition Programs in California.
CINHC is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to collaboratively developing statewide solutions to a critical nursing shortage and related nursing issues that affect the health of all Californians.
In conjunction with work to develop a statewide nursing master plan, CINHC completed "Building Educational Capacity in California Schools of Nursing," used as a resource by Governor Schwarzenegger to craft the Nurse Education Initiative launched in April 2005.
CINHC has established itself as a non-partisan organization that works effectively with the state's diverse health care stakeholders," said Jones.
With Californians for Patient Care, CINHC and others developing "Flo's Cookie Jar," an emergency fund for student nurses.
Additional information on CINHC 2005 funders and financial results at http://www.
Through strategic workforce planning and initiatives, education, research, and nurse practice development, CINHC seeks to strengthen the ability of nurses to deliver quality health care in diverse settings.
CONTACT: Deloras Jones, Director of CINHC, +1-415-499-1657, or Daniel Danzig, Public Relations for CINHC, +1-925-254-6078
CINHC's mission is to enhance the supply and excellence of nurses in California through a broad-based, non-partisan coalition of nursing associations and health care organizations with a stake in solving the current critical shortage," said Deloras Jones, RN, MS, executive director and founder of CINHC.
CINHC is also in the process of obtaining federal, IRS 501(c)(3), and state tax-exempt status.
Through strategic workforce planning, education, research, nurse practice development, and sponsorship of initiatives to solve the current nurse supply crisis, CINHC seeks to strengthen the ability of nurses to deliver quality health care in diverse settings.