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 THIS JUST IN MAY 3, 2011  

Celebrate National Nurses Week, May 6-12

This year’s theme is “Nurses, Trusted to Care.” The ANA offers managers and administrators suggestions for recognizing and rewarding staff.


New standards for master's education

Nursing schools affiliated with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing have adopted new national standards for master’s programs in nursing to reflect current and future nursing practice at the master’s level.


Berwick: Collaboration a must!

Collaboration between hospitals, government, and others is critical to making U.S. healthcare safer and more affordable, according to Donald Berwick, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator.


Are geographic payment reforms ineffective?

According to a new National Institute for Health Care Reform study, although research on geographic variation in healthcare use and spending has pushed the twin issues of uneven care and costs, it’s ultimately the broader healthcare system—not geography—that matters most in improving efficiency and quality.



 FROM THE JOURNALS

Appearing in JONA

The National Priorities Partnership: Transformational Change
Bonnie Mowinski Jennings, DNSc, RN, FAAN, and Gerri Lamb, PhD, RN, FAAN



Appearing in Nursing Management

Healthcare reform: 1 year later
Deborah E. Trautman, PhD, RN



Bonus Content
Be sure to take advantage of these bonus articles from JONA and Nursing Management. By accessing them through your eNews link, you can read the articles free of charge.

Leadership development based on the Magnet® model
Kathleen Benjamin, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Rita Riskus, BSN, NE-BC; and Angela Skalla, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Quality recognition and the healthcare home
Katherine C. Brewer, MSN, RN, senior policy analyst, American Nurses Association



 

 

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