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2014-10-21 16:28:18

Survey of Registered Nurses Shows Widespread Need for More Planning & Training SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a recent survey of registered nurses in Washington, the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) is calling on hospitals to take urgent action on four key priority issues to ensure the safety of health care workers, patients and the public. WSNA is advocating for increased training of health care workers, adequate protection of health care workers,...

2014-10-21 16:28:11

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 The following statement was issued today by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO of the California Hospital Association, Tricia Hunter, Executive Director of the American Nurses Association-California, and Pat McFarland, CEO of the Association of California Nurse Leaders: "The California Hospital Association, the Association of California Nurse Leaders, American Nurses Association-California, and other professional health care organizations, are working to...

2014-10-21 16:27:58

Today's series covers Dr. Yessenia Candelaria, Arrested While High on Drugs She Had Taken from Her Practice SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on complaints that Dr. Candelaria was providing anesthesia in her husband's office without the requisite training, the Medical Board opened an investigation. The investigation uncovered an instance in which allegedly "Dr. Candelaria was administering anesthesia (believed to be Demerol) intravenously to a patient...

2014-10-21 12:31:42

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Nurses United today welcomed the call in the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for "rigorous and repeated training" for nurses and other health workers responding to the Ebola virus as NNU has been urging for two months, but said some substantial questions and concerns remain. "It is clear from the abrupt change in position of the CDC in some areas that the registered nurses have moved the country...

2014-10-21 12:31:37

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one-attention to ensure patient safety BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH), who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, will hold a press conference on Wednesday, Oct. 22 to alert the public about deteriorating patient care...

2014-10-21 08:35:27

Company's Anticoagulation (AC) evidence-based software integrates with TouchWorks® EHR providing real-time data that measures and improves the quality of healthcare ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Point of Care Decision Support, a healthcare software application company that transforms evidence-based guidelines into intelligent tools for patient point of care, has joined the Allscripts Developer Program and is now offering its integrated Point of Care Anticoagulation...

2014-10-21 00:21:34

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent events, including the transmission of Ebola to two registered nurses who cared for an infected patient in Dallas, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has been calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue clear, concrete guidelines, in particular about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), to ensure the safety of health care professionals and the public. The CDC previewed...

2014-10-21 00:21:32

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Will California, the world's 8(th) largest economy, set a national standard for the U.S. and beyond on the highest safety standards and protocols for confronting the deadly Ebola virus? That's the proposal leaders of the National Nurses United and California Nurses Association will make to California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, NNU/CNA leaders will comment on the new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-10-20 23:08:01

Bon Secours New York Health System’s Schervier Nursing Care Center, specializing in long-term and rehabilitation care in the Riverdale section of The Bronx, has named Andrea Weaver, RN, Director of Risk Management, Quality Improvement, and Corporate Responsibility. Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Bon Secours New York Health System’s Schervier Nursing Care Center, specializing in long-term and rehabilitation care in the Riverdale section of The Bronx, has named Andrea Weaver,...

2014-10-20 16:27:13

Quality, compassionate care delivered in the comfort of your home NEW BERN, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth Home Health, a member of the PruittHealth family of providers, has begun to offer quality care programs to patients and families in Craven County and surrounding counties through the acquisition of an existing home health agency. The location delivers high-quality services in the comfort of a patient's home in the beautiful and historic area of coastal North...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.