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The CNO/ROI factor of Magnet® accreditation

How do chief nurses financially justify Magnet® designation? Visit our web site to read this CE from the January 2011 issue of Nursing Management before it’s in print.


Fewer hospital CIOs expect to qualify for EHR payments

According to a recent survey by the College of Health Information Management Executives, the percentage of chief information officers who expect their organizations to qualify early for stimulus funding for implementing electronic health records dropped by half.


Stroke down to fourth leading cause of death in U.S.

Stroke is now the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, down from the third place ranking it has held for decades, according to the CDC.


America falling short on women's health goals

In terms of women’s health, the United States hasn't met a number of its goals, many of which are found on the Healthy People 2010 list, according to a new report from the National Women's Law Center and the Oregon Health & Science University.



  FROM THE JOURNAL
Earn CE credit by reading these peer-reviewed, continuing education articles from Nursing Management and taking the tests.

Creating cultures of safety: Risk management challenges and strategies
Rosanne Raso, MS, RN, NEA-BC, and Carol Gulinello, MA, RN, CPHRM

Location, location, location: Incontinence supplies at the bedside
Tory Schmitz, MSN, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC

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

Nursing informatics: Designing the healthcare of the future
Joyce E. Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS

How to build a strong résumé and land a new job
Gladys Campbell, MSN, RN


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RAC Audit Series: Case Management & Documentation Essentials
Steps to help you mitigate the threats to your hospital
Which hospitals are at the greatest risk for exposure under the Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program? It's frequently the organizations that lack effective case management oversight and/or high-quality supporting documentation. From this series of webcast seminars, you'll gain a clearer understanding of the RAC program and what it means for your hospital, along with recommendations for compliant practices in three key areas: access management; discharge planning and care coordination; and clinical documentation improvement. Click here, or call MedLearn at 800-252-1578.

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