Should the FDA have oversight of medical apps?
Through draft guidance released on July 19, the FDA has defined a small subset of mobile medical apps that may impact on the performance or functionality of currently regulated medical devices and, as such, will require FDA oversight. Through October 19, the FDA is seeking feedback from manufacturers, healthcare providers, and others on how its proposal may support the balance between promoting innovation and ensuring safety and effectiveness.
Leadership guides on the go
Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence has launched digital versions of its action and leadership guides that allow readers to access the information via computer or mobile device, from any browser.
Are health information exchange initiatives up for the challenge?
The eHealth Initiative’s “2011 Report on Health Information Exchange: The Changing Landscape” documents the growing pains that health information exchange initiatives are experiencing today as they grapple with competing timelines to meet federal requirements, complex systems integration, and the uncertain future of accountable care organizations.
Take a look at the Executive Nurse Fellows program
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows program has launched a new website that provides an in-depth look at the leadership program, featuring a series of videos from the programs’ fellows and alumni discussing their experiences—from the professional to the personal.
Earn CE credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Nursing Management
and taking the test.
Dissolving clique behavior
Sandra A. Barton, MS, RN-BC; Majed S. Alamri, MS, RN; Denise Cella, MS, RN; et al.
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