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Web Exclusive: Increasing Nurses' Competency With Geriatric Patients
With an aging population, acute care hospitals are seeing more elderly patients, increasing the need for nurses...
Patients Benefit From Restraint-free Care
Facilities across the country, whether they are ANCC Magnet Recognition ProgramĀ® designated hospitals, designation...
Developing a Just Culture
Barbara A. Brunt, MA, MN, RN-BC, director of nursing education and staff development at Summa Health System, a...
Nursing Excellence Program Provides Framework for Patient Safety Initiatives
Those facilities that have been designated as American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program®...
Web Exclusive: Nurses Hold Nurses Week Dear
I touched a nerve last week when I asked if we still need Nurses Week. Judging from the emails and comments I received...
Web Exclusive: A Touch. A Word. A Cause for Healing
In recognition of Nurses Week, Ron Watson, director of communications for Doylestown Hospital in Doylestown, PA, writes...
Hospital Management, Nurses Do Not Agree on Value of Recognition
A recent report contradicts the idea that employees value recognition of their efforts higher than anything else. The...
Integration of Mental and Physical Treatment Leads to Improved Patient Outcomes
Roughly 5% of the patient population is complex. Those complex patients typically have a chronic physical issue (e.g...
Web Exclusive: Making Nurse Research Part of What We Do
Suzanne M. Burns, RN, MSN, ACNP, CCRN, FAAN, FCCM, FAANP, professor of nursing and director of the Research Program at...
Web Exclusive: Better Nurse-Patient Ratios Could Save Thousands of Lives Annually, Says Study
If California's mandatory nurse-patient ratios had been in effect in Pennsylvania and New Jersey hospitals in 2006...

Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Audio Conference: Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Handbook: Peer Review and Quality Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Credentials Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Department Chair Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Medical Executive Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Book: The Medical Executive Committee Manual
Give physician leaders the knowledge and tools to confidently and effectively carry out their MEC responsibilities and...