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2014-02-10 23:20:47

Fellowship Will Provide Participants With a Better Understanding of the Career Opportunities Available for Nurses Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC), an affiliate of Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), announced its initial cohort for the Carpenter Community Nursing Fellowship, an introductory and competitive fellowship program in community-based and public health nursing for current and recently graduated nursing students of all...

2013-07-02 23:17:25

Medical-legal model improves health outcomes by integrating attorneys into healthcare teams (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 The National Nursing Centers Consortium has received a three-year, $601,200 grant from The Kresge Foundation to expand medical-legal partnerships into its network of over 200 nurse-led health centers across the country. The "Nurse-MLP Initiative" is a partnership between the National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC), an affiliate of Public Health Management...

2011-09-27 13:00:00

Nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses and registered nurses from across the United States will celebrate National Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Week, October 2 -8,2011. This week will provide a national forum to promote the services offered by 250 nurse-managed health clinics in the United States. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses and registered nurses from across the United States will celebrate National Nurse-Managed Health...

2010-12-25 00:01:25

Eight nurse-managed health clinics in Pennsylvania recognized for superb care Philadelphia, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 23, 2010 In a move that signifies a growing recognition among national policy makers of the expanding role of nurse practitioners in the primary care workforce, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has changed its policy to grant nurse-managed health clinics recognition as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). The first nurse-managed health clinics (NMHCs) to...

2010-07-06 09:54:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the release of $15,000,000 for the operation of 10 nurse managed health clinics to support the education and training of nurse practitioners. Nurse managed health centers staffed by nurse practitioners provide comprehensive primary health care services to populations living in medically underserved communities. According to Professor Joanne Pohl,...

2010-03-25 10:57:00

Passage of H.R. 3590 Will Improve Access to Cost-Effective Health Care for Low-Income and Vulnerable Populations Nationwide PHILADELPHIA, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When health care reform was signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday, it signaled the beginning of a new era for nurse-led health care. H.R. 3590 will capitalize on the ability of nurse practitioners to provide high-quality primary and preventive care by defining "nurse-managed health clinic" in the Public Health...

2010-03-15 16:18:00

WALDORF, Md., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of Maryland is entrenched in a major health care crisis. The state has over 810,000 uninsured people and it is well documented that rural and inner city areas have little or no access to healthcare. Those who live in the larger Maryland cities don't have it much better, with the federal government declaring Baltimore a designated primary care shortage area. There are over 3,400 answers to the primary care shortage in Maryland -...

2009-11-04 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-one-year old Joanne Bogan is being treated for two strokes, hypertension and diabetes. Lisa Scardigli is 43 years old, and living with multiple sclerosis. Both are healthier today thanks to Drexel's Eleventh Street Family Health Services and its innovative model of care. The ground-breaking story of Eleventh Street and its patients is being told in a video released today by the Center to Champion Nursing in America, a joint initiative of AARP, the...

2009-10-26 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted by National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC) has found that nearly half (48%) of all major managed-care organizations in the United States do not credential or contract with nurse practitioners as primary care providers. "Policies like these jeopardize the success of health care reform at a time when we need more qualified and cost-effective primary care providers than ever before," says Tine Hansen-Turton, CEO of NNCC. (Logo:...

2009-05-08 09:31:00

Solution Already in Place: "Nurse-Managed Health Centers" Essential to Easing Health Care Crisis; Even as Doctor Shortage Worsens, Nurses Are Able to Triple Number of Patients Aided. WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care reform that focuses on fixing health insurance without dealing with the chronic and growing shortage of primary care physicians is likely to encounter "Massachusetts-style growing pains" unless nurse practitioners are fully involved in health care reform,...


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