- Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-being and Resilience
Clinician well-being is essential for safe, high-quality patient care.
- Amazon launches Amazon Care, a virtual medical clinic for employees
Amazon just launched Amazon Care, a virtual primary care clinic with an option for nurses to visit employees in the home.
- Nursing's Evolving Role in Innovation Strategy
Based on their commitment to improving patient outcomes and their extensive bedside experience, nurses often are the best of creative problem-solvers for patients and their families.
- Telemedicine in Schools Helps Keep Kids in the Classroom
In late November, on the first cold morning of the season, a second-grader at Ducketts Lane Elementary School had trouble breathing during recess.
- Why Unifying Interprofessional Education with Interprofessional Care Is A Worthy Goal One would think that by now nurses, pharmacists, doctors, social workers, behavioral health professionals, physical therapists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants would have no problem being educated together.
- HHS Awards $107M to Health Centers for Low-Cost, Value-Based Care HHS recently awarded nearly $107 million to 1,273 health centers across the country to support quality improvement, in addition to care efficiency and value-based care.
- FCC takes steps to reform Rural Health Care Program
The Federal Communications Commission wants to ensure that funding for rural broadband services supporting telehealth technologies is being spent efficiently to benefit patients in underserved parts of the country.
- Hundreds of hospice centers in U.S. get failing grades
More than 80 percent of hospice facilities in the U.S. had at least one deficiency, and most of those had multiple deficiencies.
- Nursing Education and the Path to Population Health Improvement
This report provides the methodology and findings on first phase of the Population Health in Nursing (PHIN) project, which describes promising education models to prepare nurses, across all levels of professional practice, for population health practice and leadership.
- Joint Commission issues new Quick Safety advisory on de-escalating aggression/agitation in health care settings
Models and interventions for health care professionals and organizations provided
- National Drug Control Strategy Performance Reporting System
- Perfectly Positioned: Galvanizing Nurses To Address The Social Determinants Of Health
The RWJF has commissioned The Future of Nursing 2020-2030, a consensus study to be conducted by the National Academy of Medicine, to gain insights into how nurses are-and can be-change agents to achieve healthier communities.
- HHS Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rules to Improve the Interoperability of Electronic Health Information Electronic health record access for patients - Public comment now set to close June 3.
- Are worksite clinics an old-school solution to employers' current cost problems?
Employer-sponsored clinics developed in the industrial boom during and after World War II, but now companies crushed by rising healthcare costs are taking another look at the model.
- Growth in telehealth outpaces that of other avenues of care -- at least from 2016 to 2017
Telehealth usage grew 53 percent from 2016 to 2017, compared to just 14 percent for urgent care centers, the next-highest on the list.
- New Study Looks to Nursing's Roots to Guide Future Progress
The call to the nurse is not only for the bedside care of the sick,but to help in seeking out the deep-lying basic causes of illness and misery.
- Improving Student Wellness by Understanding Microaggressions Microaggressions are interactions, whether intentional or not, that convey in subtle but powerful ways negative messages about specific groups of people.
- Nursing Education and the Path to Population Health Improvement This report provides the methodology and findings on first phase of the Population Health in Nursing (PHIN) project, which describes promising education models to prepare nurses, across all levels of professional practice, for population health practice and leadership.
- Nurse Practitioners Often Restricted From Prescribing Opioid Treatments In a finding that suggests that not all weapons are being deployed in the opioid war, new research shows that nurse practitioners often face tough restrictions for prescribing a medication that treats opioid addiction.
- New Report: Nursing Has Historic Opportunity to Address Public Health Crisis
Nursing has a “historic role at the intersection of medicine and society,” and a new paper assesses how nursing can build on that role to contribute to building a Culture of Health.
- We're Making Headway on the IOM Nursing Goals
Campaign for Action
- New Future of Nursing Study to Look to 2030: Watch Opening Session
After months of preparation, the National Academy of Medicine on March 20 will formally begin a new study, The Future of Nursing 2020-2030.
- Simulation in PhD Programs (SiPP) to Prepare Nurse Scientists as Social Justice Advocates
Most would agree that nursing is a helping profession and thus has an obligation to advocate for social justice.
- The Reality of the Nursing Crisis
According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, one out of five nurses will hand in their resignation one year after getting their license, and research has found that 36% of nurses are unable to care for their patients effectively because of their increasing workloads.
- Nurses need to build trust with indigenous populations
American Indians, Alaska Natives have specific challenges that must be addressed