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  THIS JUST IN July 25, 2012  

Promote patient engagement

The Nursing Alliance for Quality Care offers nine Guiding Principles for Patient Engagement to help nurses and other healthcare providers develop a dynamic partnership among patients, their families, and caregivers that includes mutual responsibilities and accountabilities and shared decision making.

Is your organization wired?

Hospitals & Health Networks has released its 2012 Most Wired survey results, which gauges how organizations are planning for, utilizing, and securing health information technology across their facilities.

Healthcare transformed

As of July 1, 89 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) began serving 1.2 million Medicare beneficiaries across 40 states, including Washington, D.C., bringing the total number of organizations participating in this program to 154.

Read the IOM report on veterans and PTSD

Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Military and Veteran Populations: Initial Assessment is the first of two mandated Institute of Medicine reports that examines available programs to prevent, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate returning veterans who have PTSD and encourages further research that can help improve PTSD care.


Earn CE credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Nursing Management and taking the test.

Obesity: Managing an emerging health crisis
Racquel R. Ingram, PhD, MSN, RN, and Gina DeCelle, MSN, RN

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

Aligning systems with the Magnet® Model to create a culture of safety
Jeffrey N. Doucette, MS, RN, CEN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Which of these PATHS is right for you?
Lori Maloy, MSN, RN


During the next few months, Nursing Management will gather feedback to create an overview of technology usage among nurse leaders across the U.S. healthcare spectrum. Please take a moment to fill out the survey. We'll publish the results in a future issue.

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