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2014-07-31 12:29:24

Nurses from UMass Memorial Medical Center campuses in Worcester, Marlborough Hospital and Leominster Hospital Detailed Concerns Prior to Delivering Joint Letter to UMass Memorial Health Care CEO Eric Dickson Calling for Immediate Action to Protect Patients and Improve Care (to receive a copy of the letter, email dschildmeier@mnarn.org) WORCESTER, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses who work at a number of UMass Memorial Health Care facilities...

2014-07-30 23:14:04

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ offers expert speakers on planning for elder care needs, plus caregiver information, support and resources. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) offers fall 2014 speaker availability to clubs, civic organizations and employee workplace groups in the greater Morris and Hunterdon areas. VNA speakers provide expert talks on senior care and caregiver tips and provide information on an array...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-07-30 23:00:22

"Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach" reflects NLN commitment to diversity and global health initiatives. Janice L. Dreachslin, PhD, a professor in the Management Division at the Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies; M. Jean Gilbert, PhD, principal of the consulting firm, Cultures in the Clinic; and NLN CEO Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN, have each written from their differing respective academic-scholarly perspectives -...

2014-07-30 12:30:40

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital, a leader in the use of technology to improve patient care, is utilizing the Leaf Patient Monitoring system to help prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by monitoring the position and movement of patients susceptible to bed sores. The decision was made after conducting a six month-long, 138-patient study of the system, which showed dramatic improvement in compliance with the hospital's patient turn protocols....

2014-07-29 23:15:07

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association elects four members to its Board of Directors: Mary Ann Nihart, Susan Dawson, Wailua Brandman, Leslie Oleck Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 APNA Elections. The following newly-elected members will begin their terms on the APNA Board of Directors at the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, in Indianapolis, Indiana: Mary Ann Nihart -...

2014-07-29 23:08:30

Noted Physician, Author, Researcher To Share Insights About Health IT and Patient Safety Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute has announced the agenda for its 7th Annual Forum & Gala, to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The afternoon forum will feature an interactive program with Institute members discussing their recent work. During the evening gala, Robert M. Wachter, MD,...

2014-07-29 23:08:24

Healthcare Staffing Company Medical Solutions Announces and Congratulates its Three 2014 Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship Winners Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Healthcare staffing agency Medical Solutions is happy to announce its 2014 Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship Competition winners:     Alonso B., Sophomore, Carrington College in Reno, NV     Racheal D., Freshman, Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA     Amanda W., Junior,...

2014-07-29 23:06:41

The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals. LifeWings discusses one simple, easy, low cost tool that great hospitals use to survive the threat that increases their organizational performance by 20 to 25%. Collierville, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Affordable Care Act has created a dramatic threat to the reimbursement model of all hospitals. Studies show that over 400 hospitals probably won’t survive this economic tsunami.[1] One...

2014-07-29 23:01:38

The American Health Care Association recognizes Burien Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for proven commitment to quality. Burien, Washington (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center announced today that it has been honored by the American Health Care Association for its work to safely reduce hospital readmissions, increase staff stability, and safely reduce the off-label use of antipsychotic drugs. Led by Leonard Russ, who is widely recognized as a leading...


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