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2014-07-23 23:22:18

A report from the Institute of Medicine’s cites healthcare disciplines have inhibited teamwork and collaboration by healthcare professionals, unfortunately only about 30 percent of medical schools are trying to fix the poor teamwork cited in the study. LifeWings, a leading patient safety consulting firm, offers interprofessional education programs that teach communication, teamwork, and collaboration among health care professionals. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A report from...

2013-06-06 23:29:25

The University of New England has announced the award of a two-year, $200,000 grant by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations in recognition of the University´s efforts to cultivate a caring interprofessional health work force. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The University of New England has announced the award of a two-year, $200,000 grant by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations in recognition of the University´s efforts to cultivate a caring interprofessional health work...

2013-03-31 23:03:59

The University of New England´s 2013 Spring Symposium presents many faces of pain through evidence-based research, patient narratives, family stories, and artistry that translate pain in vivid and powerful ways. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Chronic pain affects more than 75 million people in the United States and is a significant clinical and public health problem impacting individuals, families, and the workplace. The University of New England´s (UNE) 2013 Spring...

2011-05-27 12:44:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective collaboration among health care providers is an essential component of high-quality patient care. To better prepare its students for this partnership, the University of Virginia's schools of Nursing and Medicine have pioneered interprofessional education initiatives that bring nursing and medical students together in common learning experiences. A $746,000 grant from the New York-based Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation will...


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