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Experienced Nurses Are Most Cost-effective

Experienced Nurses Are Most Cost-effective

Columbia University Medical Center Four-year study of VA hospitals also finds experienced nurses are most cost-effective When it comes to the cost and quality of hospital care, nurse tenure and teamwork matters. Patients get the best care...

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2014-04-08 23:03:52

Saint Barnabas Medical Center is pleased to announce the largest single gift in its history and one of the largest gifts ever to a New Jersey hospital. The Leon and Toby Cooperman Family Foundation has pledged $25 million toward the Saint Barnabas Medical Center West Wing Initiative. Livingston, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Saint Barnabas Medical Center is pleased to announce the largest single gift in its history and one of the largest gifts ever to a New Jersey hospital. The Leon and Toby...

2014-03-31 08:26:20

Columbia Business School Professor Reviews Data of Nearly 800k MLB Pitches and Finds 'Star-Struck' Umpires Show Bias in Favor of All-Star Pitchers NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a historic year for Major League Baseball (MLB) as the organization introduces its expanded use of instant replay, allowing umpires to review home run calls, forced plays, foul balls and more. But the one decision still left fully in the hands of umpires is the calling of the strike zone. Should the...

2014-03-18 23:33:23

GLeaM, brainchild of Dr. Sheena Iyengar, is revolutionizing leadership education by using new web, mobile, and cloud technology developed by RI enterprise software development company eSavV Technologies. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Global Leadership Matrix (GLeaM) Program is the latest innovative initiative by Columbia Business School that is transforming the way leaders are educated about themselves and their organizations. Launched with the mission of delivering leadership...

2014-02-25 23:35:33

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is encouraging policy makers, legislators, journalists, media professionals and all others who want an informed opinion on alleged SSD abuse in America to review the just-released findings of the myth-shattering Columbia Business School study entitled “Unemployment Insurance and Disability Insurance in the Great Recession.” San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Heard & Smith, a...

2014-01-23 12:24:24

NORMAN, Okla., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Oklahoma Price College of Business began offering an Executive MBA in Energy (EMBA) this month. Created by the Energy Institute within the Price College of Business, the program allows students to learn primarily online with three weeklong in-person residencies, the first of which participants just completed in Norman. "After nearly three years in development, it was rewarding to meet the students who selected...

2013-12-11 12:24:55

Research from Columbia Business School warns that management's attempt to build closer bonds among colleagues through office gatherings fails to help among racially dissimilar employees NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holiday season upon us, companies across the country are excitedly coordinating holiday office parties to celebrate a year's worth of work and provide a social setting that can build stronger bonds among employees. But a Columbia Business School study...

2013-11-26 16:16:00

New Columbia Business School study says a time delay between payment and consumption can reverse the positive effects a discount provides consumers Big box retailers may have had the secret to combating online retailers all along: instant gratification. A new study from Columbia Business School that is published in the Journal of Consumer Research warns that the positive feelings consumers experience when receiving a discounted price fades dramatically if the consumer is then forced to...

2013-11-16 23:03:12

The information will be about admission procedures and payment facilities for MBA candidates (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 ELK MBA has launched a unique service to provide detailed information about management courses that are offered across various universities. News related to the admission process, payment options and curriculum of management programs available in the country will be made available through the website of ELK MBA. Management aspirants have the option of choosing between...

2013-10-31 08:28:55

New tagline At the Very Center of BusinessTM highlights the School's unrivaled impact on the forces shaping global business and showcases the extraordinary opportunities its location affords its community NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Business School today launched a new, comprehensive brand positioning campaign to better define and communicate the core elements that make it one of the best business schools in the world. (Photo:...

2013-09-30 16:25:10

New research from Columbia Business School warns that consumers will make mistakes totaling $9 billion; offers prescriptions to help improve consumer experience using new state healthcare exchanges NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, tens of millions of consumers are expected to sign up for healthcare via the new health insurance exchanges being set up by the federal and state governments. Using simulated exchanges modeled on the design of the actual exchanges, alarming new...