Clinical Care4-Part Protocol Improves Care, Lowers Costs for Hospitalized Parkinson's Patients
Medication management is the primary focus of a new care protocol for Parkinson's disease patients in the hospital setting.
NursingWhat Keeps Black Women Nurses Out of Leadership Roles?
After noticing black women were not well-represented in academic leadership, one researcher was prompted to study what influences can impact...
Clinical CareMedical Schools Failing to Increase Representation of Minority Groups
New research indicates that increases in minority students who are applying to and enrolled in medical school are not keeping...
StrategyWalmart Encourages Retail Workforce to Train for Healthcare Jobs
As the retail giant looks to step deeper into the healthcare provider space, it's offering a path for employees to...
Clinical CarePC Docs Face Obstacles Identifying, Managing Chronic Kidney Disease
Primary care physicians complain about a lack of access to CKD clinical information systems, insufficient patient education materials.
Clinical CareFounding Dean Selected for New KGI School of Medicine in California
J. Mario Molina, MD, former chief executive of Molina Healthcare, has been picked to lead the new medical school in...
Clinical CarePhysicians Pursue Several Strategies to Retire Heavy Student Debt Load
Approaches to repaying medical school debt include loan forgiveness programs, loan consolidation, living within a budget, and locum tenens opportunities.
NursingMillennial Nurses Need Patient Connection to Thrive Professionally, Researcher Says
A study found that a lack of interpersonal connection with patients left millennial nurses feeling unfulfilled in their careers.
Clinical CareMore Rural Docs: HHS Allots $20M for New Residency Programs
Twenty-seven recipient organizations were awarded up to $750,000 apiece. They include rural hospitals, community health centers, schools of medicine, native...
NursingThe Importance of a Professional Nursing Portfolio
Portfolios house evidence of the increased knowledge, experiences, skills, and abilities nurses achieve throughout their careers, displaying their personal mastery...
StrategyMcLaren Health Seeks Buyer for 2 Lansing Hospitals Slated to Close
Executives have been working with regional and national teams in search of a buyer for the two facilities.
NursingWant to Keep Nurses at the Bedside? Here's How.
Nurse leaders share how they attract RNs to their healthcare organizations and get them to stay for the long haul.