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December 29, 2020

Puzzling over family presence: Word search at the bedside

Family presence during hospitalization is a growing trend. Since the Joint Commission began focusing on family-centered care in 2003, nurses have sought strategies for integrating families into […]
December 29, 2020

Patient-centeredness as algorithm

Patient-centeredness. It’s one of the aims of care put forth more than a decade ago by the Institute of Medicine in Crossing the Quality Chasm to ensure safer, high-quality […]
December 29, 2020

Issues up close

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has long recognized the primary role of registered nurses (RNs) in care coordination. Nurses have always included care coordination as part of […]
December 29, 2020

Headlines from the Hill

As states continue to address nurse staffing through state legislation, with many instances of success, it still remains unlikely that every state will address safe staffing in […]