- 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
- 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.
- National Drug Control Strategy Performance Reporting System
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- We're Making Headway on the IOM Nursing Goals
Campaign for Action
- 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.
- 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
- ADA 2019 Standards of Medical Care
American Diabetes Association (ADA) released the 2019 standards of medical care, aligning recommendations for cardiovascular risk reduction with the American College of Cardiology (ACC).
- Health systems seeking to keep their nursing workforce should watch these factors
Turnover among nurses is a persistent workforce problem.
- The United States Preventative Services Task Force has posted on their website a draft research plan on efforts to reduce opioid use disorder (OUD)
Comments are being sought through January 16, 2019.
- ECRI Institute Guideline Trust
Welcome to the most reliable clinical practice guideline repository in the world.
- Primary Care Physician Office Visits Drop 18%
While primary care physician office visits fell from 2012 to 2016, office visits to nurse practitioners and physician assistants rose.
- Coalition releases new guidelines for palliative care for all provider settings Not enough patients are able to access palliative care at the end of their lives because there aren't enough providers offering it to meet their needs.
- CMS Proposes to Modernize Medicare Advantage, Expand Telehealth Access for Patients
Comments on proposal accepted until December 31, 2018, at the e-Regulation website at: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Regulations-and-Policies/eRulemaking/index.html?redirect=/eRulemaking.