Get ready to accelerate electronic health information sharing
The Bipartisan Policy Center report “Accelerating Electronic Information Sharing to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs in Health Care” discusses ways to promote electronic health information sharing, including access to patient information by clinicians and all members of the healthcare team, regardless of care setting, while safeguarding the privacy and security of health information.
Patients give thumbs-up to online access of physicians’ notes
Giving patients electronic access to their physicians’ notes may help them feel more in control of their care and increase medication adherence, according to a study reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Working together to serve veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers the Community Provider Toolkit to support the mental health services provided to veterans, with information on connecting with the VA and understanding military culture and experience, as well as tools for working with veterans experiencing a variety of mental health conditions.
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…And get featured in Nursing Management! We want to know about your Magnet journey and how your facility has kept its Magnet recognition. Best practices? Check! Innovative strategies? Check! Transformational leadership? Check! Send 2,000 to 2,500 words to Managing Editor Coleen.Stern@wolterskluwer.com to be considered for 2013.
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STIs: Options & considerations
Jane Dimmitt Champion, PhD, DNP, RN, FNP, AH-PMH-CNS, FAAN, and Jennifer L. Collins, PhD, RN