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December 15, 2009

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Help with managing a diverse workforce

Wanted: Definitions that promote health IT
AONE offers the NS3 Survey
How to improve state injury data coding
Report on mental health-related hospital stays

Help with managing a diverse workforce
  On January 20, the Institute for Diversity in Health Management will host a webinar on managing the rapidly changing workforce - "How to Successfully Manage the Multigenerational-Multicultural Workforce." More
Wanted: Definitions that promote health IT
  Forty-three hospitals and health systems urged federal officials to define "hospital" and "hospital-based physician," as outlined in the HITECH Act, in a way that makes health information technology available to the greatest number of hospitals and physicians. More
AONE offers the NS3 Survey
  Register by February 15 for the American Organization of Nurse Executives online benchmarking survey that provides hospitals with the opportunity to quantify nursing satisfaction with support services in order to build a more collaborative work environment. More
How to improve state injury data coding
  A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests recommendations for improving state data on injuries treated in hospitals and EDs. More
Report on mental health-related hospital stays
  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in a new report summarizes findings from mental health research published between 2007 and 2009, including studies on mental health-related hospital stays. More

Management CE: Proven again...innovative integration of the virtual ICU in long-term care
  The virtual ICU is a vehicle for change that forces a health system to evaluate current operational and technological processes in promotion of clinical risk reduction and a safer care environment. More  

New Webcast: Ensuring Patient Safety with Automated Medication Verification
By scanning bar codes on patient wristbands, hospitals are dramatically reducing errors in medication administration. Join Gail Balch from Southwestern Vermont Health Care and Kathie Trotter from Zebra Technologies to learn best practices for implementing wristband scanning as part of automated medication administration.

This presentation provides valuable insights around:
  • Improving positive patient scan rates to 98% or more
  • Identifying and resolving nurse workarounds
  • Best practices for selecting bar code printers and patient wristbands
View this Webcast now....
Hospital Outpatient Infusion Services: 2010 Documentation & Coding Update
Be ready for changes and increased RAC scrutiny

Professionals like you want to know what will happen with Medicare documentation and coding rules for outpatient infusion services in 2010. And, as if your plate wasn't full enough, the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program is stepping up its scrutiny of infusion services, particularly related to documentation for services charged and billed. This audio seminar will preview next year's changes, providing expert analysis and interpretation - how you'll be impacted on a daily basis. Don't miss this opportunity to gain essential insights into the new year!
To register: Click here, or call MedLearn at 1-800-252-1578.

Join today for just $89.

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Coming in Nursing Management's January issue
  • Partnering with palliative care
  • From Wall Street, to Main your hospital
  • Nurses and computerized systems: Is "hands-on" most helpful?

New Webcast: Prevention of Surgical Site and Other Key Healthcare Associated Infections
Learn how to reduce incidences and impact of surgical site infections, ventilator assisted pneumonias, central-line blood stream infections, and catheter-associated urinary tract infections.

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