Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN


Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, has been Vocera’s chief nursing officer since 2014. She is passionate about working in an environment with a culture and products that she views as supporting the greater good. As CNO, she is responsible for working with nursing leadership groups globally; she values interacting with people all over the world who share her life’s mission to make healthcare better. She held the position of vice president at several organizations, and founded the American Nurse Project. A registered nurse for 28 years, Rhonda holds a doctorate of nursing practice from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has been with Vocera since 2014.

Articles by Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN

Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020 – What’s Your Story?

When 2020 was designated the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife,“ no one could have predicted that this fateful year would give us so many reasons to honor nurses and other frontline heroes.

Regardless of the…

Enabling Safety and Quality Care

A 3-Point Strategy to Help Strengthen Nurse Resiliency

Each May, I write a CNO Perspective report on a topic that’s top of mind for nurse leaders. Last year, I wrote about reducing cognitive load for nurses and other healthcare professionals. I’ve spent the past year speaking and…

Enabling Safety and Quality Care
CNO Perspective

Communication Workflows in Pop-Up Bed Locations: We Can Help

It’s becoming too common for hospitals to be taking extreme measures to service COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 cases in the face of…

Enhancing Care with Technology
Communication Workflows
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