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December 29, 2020

From Your ANA President

HAVING WORKED in an emergency department for more than 20 years, I know what it’s like to have to think fast and move fast to save a […]
December 29, 2020

A ROADMAP involves patients and families in the plan of care

The goals of improving the quality of patient care and enhancing the patient experience lie at the core of healthcare reform. Patient-centered care (PCC) is the […]
December 29, 2020

More hospital observation units could save $3.1 billion a year

“Making Greater Use Of Dedicated Hospital Observation Units For Many Short-Stay Patients Could Save $3.1 Billion A Year,” published in Health Affairs, states that only about a […]
December 29, 2020

Study: Case management after discharge reduces mortality in heart failure patients

A Cochrane Review found that using a case management approach, where patients are monitored by telephone calls and home visits, usually by a nurse, reduced mortality one-year after […]