- COVID-19 Accelerates Telehealth Expansion at Rural Health Centers
Prior to COVID-19, George Olson and his team at Sterling Area Health Center knew they wanted to expand access to telehealth.
- Novel Programs Support Nurse Well-Being During Pandemic
The stress of the COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on nurses. Without intervention, nurses are at risk of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and burnout.
- NIH taps Dr. Shannon Zenk as director of the National Institute of Nursing Research
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Shannon N. Zenk, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N., as director of NIH's National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).
- Walgreens dives into primary care with clinic expansion
Walgreens will squeeze primary care clinics into as many as 700 of its U.S. stores over the next few years in a major expansion of the care it offers customers.
- Part 2 in A Series on Population Health in Nursing
On February 28, 2020, my colleagues and I concluded a major project on the future of population health and nursing (PHIN).
- Nurse Educators Consider the Path Forward During COVID-19
When COVID-19 led hospitals and other clinical sites to close their doors to nursing and medical students earlier this year, concerns focused on the coming surge of patients.
- Nurses Leading with Wisdom, Strength, and Courage
Resources page with information for both nurses and the public about the novel coronavirus.
- June is National Safety Month
National Safety Council Website
- Nurse Practitioner Guide
Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are advanced-practice registered nurses who provide comprehensive care to patients.
- Hospital Bridges the Gap by Going Into the Community-Strategically
It is well known that nurses offer diagnoses, treatments, compassion, and care where they work and where they live.
- Maryland Waiver Eases Homebound Patients' Access to Nurses
A major recommendation of the Institute of Medicine’s 2010 Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report, written to improve health and health care for all Americans, is to allow advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to order and certify home health services.
- National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses
The NSSRN samples and estimates the characteristics of registered nurses in the workforce.
- The Importance of Diversity in Nursing
Nurses are essential to meeting the growing demand on health care in the United States.
- Nurse Delivers Mouth Care with Just the Right Touch
The care of older adults with dementia has come a long way since 1982.
- Nurse Scientist Highlights Needs of Female Service Members
“Active duty female service members have unique health care needs. It’s very hard to appreciate that if you’ve never experienced it.”
- Nurses Play Critical Role in Supporting Family Caregivers
Family caregivers are engaging in care that is intense and complex, with more than 20 million performing medical-nursing tasks.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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