Cut costs, go green
A new study shows that implementing environmentally friendly practices in hospital facilities could reduce healthcare costs without compromising patient safety.
ICU CLABSIs on the decline
According to a new CDC report, an estimated 25,000 fewer central line-associated blood stream infections occurred in American ICUs in 2009 than in 2001—a 58% reduction.
2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparity reports released
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released its 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparity reports.
Have you taken our education survey yet?
How does your education compare with nurse leaders nationwide? How much does education matter? During the next few months, Nursing Management will gather feedback to create an overview of education among nurse leaders across the U.S. healthcare spectrum. We’ll publish the results in a future issue. Please take a moment to fill out the survey—hurry up, time is running out!
Earn CE credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Nursing Management
and taking the test.
Tip the SCALE toward quality end-of-life skin care
Gary R. Sibbald, BSc, MD, MEd, FRCPC (Med Derm), MACP, FAAD; Diane L. Krasner, PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, BCLNC, FAAN; and James Lutz, MS, CCRA