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New Campaign Hopes to Transform Healthcare through Nursing

Designed to help transform healthcare through nursing, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has launched a $3 million initiative with the AARP to help states deal with the nation’s most pressing healthcare challenges, including access, quality and cost. The Future … finish reading New Campaign Hopes to Transform Healthcare through Nursing

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Lower Readmissions for Hospitals with Good Nursing Work Environment

Nurses do get the respect they deserve. According to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Medicare patients treated in hospitals with a good work environment for nurses had up to 10 percent lower odds of … finish reading Lower Readmissions for Hospitals with Good Nursing Work Environment

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10 Attributes of Embedded Nurse Navigators

Thinking critically, being creative and possessing good interpersonal skills were some of the attributes Bon Secours Health System looked for when recruiting nurse navigators in 2010. Nurse navigators are key to case management, explains Irene Zolotorofe, Bon Secours’ administrative director … finish reading 10 Attributes of Embedded Nurse Navigators

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nurses Help Bridge Transition, Care Gaps

Transforming nurses into care and outreach managers helped Dartmouth-Hitchcock to bridge care and coordinate services across transition points, explains its senior medical director Barbara Walters, DO, MBA. One of the most important things we did was transform the role of … finish reading Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nurses Help Bridge Transition, Care Gaps

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