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December 24, 2020

Study: Reduced LOS reduces readmission, mortality

A study of 129 Veterans Administration hospitals published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that hospitals reduced length of stay over 14 years, yet readmission and mortality […]
December 24, 2020

Ensuring quality and saving time

IT’S A GIVEN that nurses want to provide quality care to our patients. But in the past few years, the stakes have been raised around quality and […]
December 24, 2020

Caring for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adults

Current discussions on the unique health issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations have prompted the healthcare professions to reexamine their mission and values. […]
December 24, 2020

The healing didn’t stop during Sandy

As Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc outside, nurses in the Northeast stayed on, stayed calm, and did what they do best—care for people. During crises such as Sandy, […]