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Nursing is one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs you can have. Being present during the difficult and joyous times in a person’s life is a privilege, and we’re fortunate to have the opportunity to make a difference each and every day. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is thankful for all you do. We know that providing the highest quality care to your patients is important to you. Having access to the latest evidence and best practices is key, so Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is opening up the current issues of all its nursing journals, including JONA and Nursing Management, for Nurses Week, May 6th through May 12th. Then, you can take advantage of discounted subscriptions to any of the nursing journals of your interest. This is our thanks to you…for all you do.

Anne Dabrow Woods, MSN, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC
Chief Nurse
Wolters Kluwer Health / Lippincott Williams & Wilkins / Ovid Technologies

 THIS JUST IN MAY 12, 2012  

Do consumers “get it”?

A new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation study probed how well consumers consistently and correctly interpret data that compares hospital performance.

Evidence: Just what the doctor ordered

Nine physician specialty societies recently identified almost 50 tests or procedures that may be overused or unnecessary for certain patients based on evidence.

Retractions prompt reform

A rising number of retractions in published medical content gives clinicians cause for concern.

Affordable Care Act off to a strong start

More than 1 million Medicare patient beneficiaries are now served by 65 different accountable care organizations.


Appearing in JONA : Measuring actual scope of nursing practice: new tool for nurse leaders
Danielle D’Amour, PhD, RN; Carl-Ardy Dubois, PhD; Johanne Déry, MSN, PhD(c), RN; Sean Clarke, PhD, RN, FAAN; Éric Tchouaket, PhD; Régis Blais, PhD; and Michèle Rivard, PhD

Appearing in Nursing Management : Culturally competent care: Are we there yet?
Gloria Kersey-Matusiak, PhD, RN

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

Using research findings to visualize optimal system configurations
Nicholas Watkins, PhD; Mary Kennedy, MS, RN; Nelson Lee; Michael O’Neill PhD; Erin Peavey MArch; Maria DuCharme, MS, RN, ME-BC; and Cynthia Padula, PhD, RN

Delivering on the promise of evidence-based practice
Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

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