From the Chief Nurse…
The publishers of JONA, the Journal of Nursing Administration, and Nursing Management are pleased to send you the inaugural issue of Executive Extra, a monthly e-newsletter created specifically for you--senior- and administrative-level nurse leaders. Each issue delivers news and strategies pivotal to meeting your daily practice demands. You’ll get rapid access to the latest on pressing issues such as: healthcare reform, accreditation, compliance, liability, never events, accountable care, unionization, value-based purchasing, and Future of Nursing recommendations. Executive Extra also brings you “Exec at a Glance,” a special section that profiles healthcare’s movers and shakers, related books and niche articles, information on conferences…and more.
|MSN, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC
Wolters Kluwer Health
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Ovid Technologies
What's the most accurate predictor of healthcare costs?
A new study by the Center for Studying Health System Change identifies factors associated with the cost of treating high-cost Medicare beneficiaries.
Reducing inappropriate variation in healthcare use
The American Hospital Association offers the guide “Health Care Leader Action Guide: Understanding and Managing Variation” to provide hospitals with a resource to help reduce inappropriate variation within their own organizations and in conjunction with care partners.
Preventive care gets a big boost
The Department of Health and Human Services has released $100 million in Affordable Care Act grants to prevent disease. This allows states to pay incentives to enrollees who adopt healthy habits.
Nursing informatics key to meaningful use
A recent HIMSS survey finds that nurse informaticists are increasing in practice scope and significance, becoming leaders in advancing the best use of healthcare IT.
Appearing in JONA
Increase competencies in design efforts
Explore how ergonomic designs for patient care areas enhance patient and nurse safety.
Appearing in Nursing Management
CNOs and accreditation
Chief nurses of facilities seeking Magnet recognition must be able to demonstrate return on investment to other organizational leaders.