Category Archives: Nurses

Some Hospitals Set Charges at More Than 10 Times their Costs

Despite increasing scrutiny on hospital pricing practices, some U.S. hospitals are charging more than 10 times their cost, or nearly $1200 for every $100 of their total costs, according to new data released by National Nurses United (NNU) and the … finish reading Some Hospitals Set Charges at More Than 10 Times their Costs

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New Delivery Models Could Ease Predicted Physician Shortage

Expanding the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants could help eliminate the anticipated shortage of primary care physicians (PCPs) over the next decade, according to a new RAND Corporation study. By using new models of healthcare that depend more … finish reading New Delivery Models Could Ease Predicted Physician Shortage

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Patient Satisfaction Increases When Patients Know Their Doctors

Nearly one-fourth of patients reported increased patient satisfaction when they knew their physician, according to a Vanderbilt study in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. Realizing that nearly 90 percent of medical patients are unable to correctly name their treating physician … finish reading Patient Satisfaction Increases When Patients Know Their Doctors

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