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Hospital Workers

All Health Care Jobs Should Be Living-wage Jobs

Delores Prescott | Posted 12.17.2016 | Business
Delores Prescott

To ensure all families have access to care when and where they need it, we need more care providers. The first step to building a stable workforce is to make caregiving jobs good jobs, with higher wages and benefits.

Selfless Acts in Health Care

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa DeCastro

The idea of running into a burning building or being faced with armed criminals is a risk we can readily understand, but being a health care worker is less tenable to us in the risks that they too face every day. For it is not often that they can see what they need to avoid.

When Alarm Bells Go Off in the Hospital

Sethly Davis | Posted 01.28.2013 | Teen
Sethly Davis

Much of what I do at this hospital is answer the calls of patients. Sometimes the patients call for trivial things, but more often than not, the patients are calling for more pain medication from their nurses.

Why Nurses are Committed to the Fate of the Affordable Care

Dr. L. Toni Lewis | Posted 07.11.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. L. Toni Lewis

The Affordable Care Act is the law that empowers nurses, doctors, and healthcare workers, who actually deliver care, to better manage care so patients have the best possible outcomes. Nurses will no longer be simply reacting to critical care situations.

Striking South African Unions Vote on Pay Increase Offer

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Weller

South Africa appears to be in the worst shape it has been since successfully switching from white-minority rule following elections in 1994.

Empty Promises For Patients

Betsy McCaughey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Betsy McCaughey

A new policy announced in Washington D.C. on October 8 was billed as a huge step forward in patient safety. The truth is that it will do almost nothing to prevent infections that kill more than 100,000 patients a year.