Kirby Bates Expands in 2019 with New Innovative Leaders

Company Poised for Continued Growth   ORLANDO, Florida – Jan. 31, 2019 – Kirby Bates Associates, LLC (KBA) is pleased to announce two key strategic hires to support increasing client demand and to enhance the organization’s service offerings.  “Today’s healthcare executives face unique leadership challenges and selecting the very best leaders is more critical than  [continue reading…]

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Today’s healthcare executives face unique leadership challenges and selecting the very best leaders is more critical than ever. As never before, Kirby Bates’ clients depend on our experience as Chief Nursing Officers and our comprehensive platform of services to build strong leadership teams. We are very proud of what we have accomplished this past year  [continue reading…]

Kirby Bates Expands in 2019 with New Innovative Leaders

Company Poised for Continued Growth   ORLANDO, Florida – Jan. 31, 2019 – Kirby Bates Associates, LLC (KBA) is pleased to announce two key strategic hires to support increasing client demand and to enhance the organization’s service offerings.  “Today’s healthcare executives face unique leadership challenges and selecting the very best leaders is more critical than  [continue reading…]

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Today’s healthcare executives face unique leadership challenges and selecting the very best leaders is more critical than ever. As never before, Kirby Bates’ clients depend on our experience as Chief Nursing Officers and our comprehensive platform of services to build strong leadership teams. We are very proud of what we have accomplished this past year  [continue reading…]

Top 5 Blog Posts for 2018

  Looking back on 2018, the most popular blog posts reflected that executive healthcare leaders remain eager for practical advice and new insights. Thank you for your continued interest and comments! The Kirby Bates team is certain 2019 will offer many opportunities to continue the conversation.   5 Essential Skills for Compassionate Care in Nursing How  [continue reading…]

Happy Holidays from Kirby Bates

  Looking back at 2018…   Celebrating 30 Years of Success, Attending the ONL 40th Anniversary, sharing insights, networking with PONL members, delivering a keynote, welcoming new team members and MORE! Thank you for making our favorite moments from this year possible! From everyone at Kirby Bates, Happy Holidays! May 2019 bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements  [continue reading…]

Giving Thanks

  “Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone” —Gladys Bronwyn Stern This Thanksgiving, I say thank you to all of our friends, candidates, partners, supporters, and colleagues. We are thankful for you. Especially for those inspiring compassionate care—setting the example and providing care to all. We are grateful for our partnership with The DAISY Foundation. Their meaningful recognition  [continue reading…]

Congratulations to Robyn Begley, DNP, RN!

Congratulations to Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, who begins this week as the new CEO of the American Organization of Nurse Leaders (AONL) and the CNO of the American Hospital Association (AHA). Kirby Bates Associates is especially proud to have been chosen by AONL and AHA and their Search Committee to facilitate their process and find  [continue reading…]

Happy Labor Day!

  “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” —Martin Luther King On Labor Day we celebrate the contributions workers have made to the strength and prosperity of our country. Nurses perform myriad tasks while providing compassionate care.  Nurse Leaders facilitate excellence in care giving while juggling the needs of many. This weekend we celebrate you, your dedication, and your hard work. Thank you, From  [continue reading…]

Seeking A New Executive Leader: American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American Hospital Association

CHICAGO, Illinois – Jan. 29, 2018 – The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and the American Hospital Association (AHA) announced their search for a new leader to serve as chief executive officer for AONE and chief nursing officer and senior vice president of AHA. “We’re looking for a strategic and visionary nursing executive to  [continue reading…]

Exceptional Leadership Opportunity

Leadership Opportunity for AONE & AHA Kirby Bates Associates is honored to conduct the search to recruit the CNO/CEO for the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and the American Hospital Association (AHA). As reflected in the title, the role has dual responsibility as the CEO for AONE and as the CNO for AHA. The  [continue reading…]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Kirby Bates Associates has many things to be thankful for, but at the top of our list is our cherished clients, candidates, and colleagues. Thank you for your support and have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! 

Happy Labor Day

To our clients, friends, and colleagues:   We wish you a safe and wonderful holiday!   

KBA sponsors AzONE Conference August 25, 2017

Come join Arlene Gimbel, Vice President, Kirby Bates Associates, on August 25th at the 6th Annual Adda Alexander Conference on Patient Safety.  When: 8/25/2017 Registration opens at 8:30AM Where: Map this event » Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort 5001 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, Arizona  85250 Click here for more details

Keep Your Horizon Bright

Expansion of Coaching Services Adroit leaders frequently seek professional expansion opportunities that not only support development and growth but also networking prospects.  Every leader understands that not all career journeys are predictable and some include course correction along the way further expanding learning, resilience, and adaptation. Exploring options and discovering new professional possibilities can be  [continue reading…]

Happy July 4th from KBA

To our clients, friends, and colleagues: We wish you a safe and wonderful holiday!     

Kirby Bates Announces New Affiliation

Kirby Bates Associates Announces New Affiliation We at Kirby Bates Associates are singing because we are now part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies.  Founded by healthcare innovator, Richard L. Jackson, Jackson Healthcare is built on a simple idea — that talented professionals with a shared purpose can improve the lives of patients, families,  [continue reading…]

Happy Memorial Day!

KBA Remembers the selfless, brave and compassionate nurses who have gone before us. May our work be a memorial to their legacy.  Hear my prayer in silence before thee As I ask for courage each day. Grant that I be worthy of the sacred pledge of my profession And the lives of those entrusted in my  [continue reading…]