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If We Want Kinder Nurses, We Need a Kinder Society

Christina Patterson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina Patterson

We need nurses to be kind. Of course we need nurses to be kind. Thank God at last the person in charge of nurses has said we need nurses to be kind. But if we want kind nurses, we need to work much, much harder to make kinder children, kinder adults, and a kinder world.

Want To Improve Health Care? Let Nurses Take the Lead

Terri Gaffney, MPA, RN | Posted 10.28.2012 | Education
Terri Gaffney, MPA, RN

When it comes to leadership at the highest levels, nurses are thin on the ground. In 2011, an American Hospital Association survey found that nurses hold only 6 percent of seats on hospital boards. So when decisions are being made about budgets, strategy, and policy, there usually isn't input from those who understand patient needs best.

Why Every Week Should Be Nurse Appreciation Week

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Throughout history, the culture of medicine has revered the role of a physician as the core to patient care and medical recovery. Yet in my personal work experience, absolutely no care would be delivered without the critical role of a nurse.

Nation's Largest Nurses Organization: Health Care Bill Cedes Too Much To Insurance Industry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

National Nurses United, the nation's largest registered nurses union and professional organization, declared on Tuesday that the Senate health care bi...