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December 24, 2020

From our readers: Resolving the forces of bias and duty in caring for incarcerated patients

In the nurses’ station of the 39-bed med-surg unit I double-checked my patient’s 2:00 PM medications against the pharmacy sheet and then started down the hall […]
December 24, 2020

Improving insulin adherence in diabetes care

Despite the benefits of insulin therapy, many people with diabetes don’t adhere to treatment. Some avoid insulin therapy or refuse to start it. A recent study found […]
December 24, 2020

Headlines from the Hill

ANA is excited about three legislative initiatives in the U.S. House of Representatives that would improve nursing and patient care. Optimal staffing The Registered Nurse Safe Staffing […]
December 24, 2020

Getting to the root of the root-cause analysis problem

With national attention focused on the unacceptable prevalence of medical errors, the healthcare sector has turned to highly reliable industries, including aviation and nuclear power, to learn […]