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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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2014-04-18 23:04:34

Visiting Angels, a national private duty network of home care agencies, has selected the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor to host and deliver Visiting Angels Dementia Care certification training using its proprietary learning management system. In addition to the specialty certification program, the preferred vendor relationship with IPCed will enable Visiting Angels to make cost-effective state compliance training opportunities available to franchise...

2014-04-18 23:02:16

Over 70 handbags have been donated to benefit The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group. The “Power of the Purse” Ladies’ Night Out will be held on Thursday May 1st from 6:30pm-10:00pm at the Riverhouse at Rumson Country Club. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Over 70 handbags have been donated to benefit The Children’s Auxiliary of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group. The “Power of the Purse” Ladies’ Night Out will be held on Thursday May...

2014-04-17 23:01:43

Senior care leader meets growing demand for in-home care services in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and surrounding areas. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, recently opened doors to serve the greater Boca Raton and Delray Beach communities with its newest office. Located in the Polo Club Shoppes at 5030 Champion Boulevard, Suite G-4, the location is the 90th Home Care Assistance office in North...

2014-04-17 16:27:23

Decision Comes at a Time of Critical Shortage for Mental Health Services in the State, According to the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when there is a critical shortage of mental health services and more than 40,000 patients a year are boarding in our state's hospital emergency departments for days and even weeks, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) has announced plans to close its highly regarded, and...

2014-04-17 16:25:16

Singletary will keynote and "Ace of Cakes" Host Goldman will unveil commemorative cake. CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of Nursing at Resurrection University proudly presents its Centennial Anniversary Celebration Dinner on May 3, hosted by NFL Hall of Famer and beloved former Chicago Bears Linebacker Mike Singletary, and featuring celebrity pastry chef Duff Goldman. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76260 Held at the Hilton Rosemont,...

2014-04-17 09:45:29

Equal to 12 million people nationwide; half of errors potentially harmful, say researchers At least one in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the US every year, amounting to 12 million people nationwide, and posing a "substantial patient safety risk," finds research published online in BMJ Quality & Safety. Half of these errors could be potentially harmful, say the authors, who add that their findings should prompt renewed efforts to monitor and curb the numbers of...

2014-04-16 23:13:30

American Sentinel University’s online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program with specialty tracks in executive leadership and educational leadership has received ACEN Accreditation. Learn more about American Sentinel’s nursing degree programs at http://www.americansentinel.edu/nursing. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 American Sentinel University today announced that the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, formerly NLNAC) has granted accreditation to...

2014-04-16 23:11:44

Award acknowledges Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center for maintaining 99% patient satisfaction. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center was recently named a Guardian of Excellence Award winner for 2013 by Press Ganey Associates Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing healthcare providers that consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above for patient satisfaction based on data collected from May 2012 to...

2014-04-16 23:00:33

The Right Solutions is currently accepting applications for nursing students to receive $500 in scholarships. Awards will be announced in May as part of the month long festivities TRS has planned to honor all nurses. Springdale, Arkansas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The Right Solutions (TRS) announced Monday that they will be giving away two $500 scholarships to qualified nurse students during the month of May. They are currently accepting applications through May 16, 2014. In order to qualify...

2014-04-16 20:23:00

The demand for licensed vocational nurses will only grow in the coming years, and with LVN certification from California Career College, you'll be prepared to join this exciting field. LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, it can be difficult for anyone to find a job - let alone a career in which you can really help others. However, even as the job market seems stagnant in almost every field, there is a growing need for licensed vocational nurses and other health workers....