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Nursing Shortages

Defying a Death-Defying Culture

Clareen Wiencek | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Clareen Wiencek

Palliative care, while a specialty, lies at the heart of what every health care provider does -- whether nurse, physician, social worker, chaplain or psychologist -- because no matter the dazzle of technologies that extends life, our core focus can and should remain: Cure sometimes, relieve often, comfort always.

Nation Needs to Address Nursing Educator Shortage, Yesterday

Laura Rodgers | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Laura Rodgers

Although the country is struggling with an economic recession, we must address the nursing faculty shortage before it becomes even more expensive and more burdensome. This issue should be foremost on the national health policy agenda.

"Growing Our Own" Corps of Nurses

Patricia McGuire | Posted 07.02.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

To get more D.C. residents into the nursing pipeline and through the gateways for the burgeoning health care professions in all fields, we have to get serious about the expectations for math and science education at all levels.

Real Health Reform Demands an Expanded Role for Nurses

Afaf I. Meleis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Afaf I. Meleis

Changing the way healthcare is delivered in this country by ensuring that nurses play a more prominent and crucial role is not an option, it is a necessity.

New York's Nursing Shortage

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

We cannot fix health care if we do not address America's nursing shortage. We need to have the trained health care professionals inside hospitals to provide care.

Shoot HIPAA the Hippo

Deane Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deane Waldman

It is impossible to be in compliance both with HIPAA and the Patriot Act