• Adverse drug event, sepsis best practices available from HRET

    February 22 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    AONE is assisting the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) in disseminating information about its new, updated tools that describe successful practices used at Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) sites in treating sepsis and adverse drug events (ADE).

  • Journal explores CNL role

    February 22 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    A study in the January-February issue of MEDSURG Nursing describes how clinical nurse leaders (CNLs) are improving care and reducing care in a Magnet-designated Level 1 trauma center.

  • Nurses ‘ready to be heard,’ dean says

    February 22 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    Nursing needs to be part of the national conversation on potential changes to national health policy decisions, argues Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, in an opinion piece in Huffington Post. Her article is drawn from a letter to congressional leaders from the Deans’ Nursing Policy coalition, whose members include leaders of research nursing schools.

  • AHA report offers tools to help hospitals align their workforce with changing needs

    February 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The AHA’s 2016 Committee on Performance Improvement this week issued a report to help hospital and health system leaders align the skills and abilities of their organization’s current workforce with anticipated needs as health care continues to change.

  • CDC issues data brief on ED visits by seniors

    February 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    Hospital emergency departments (ED) receive an annual average of 15.5 million visits for illness and 5.2 million visits for injury by adults aged 65 and older, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), based on the ED component of the 2012-2013 National Hospital Ambulatory Medicare Care Survey.

  • CDC reports more progress against HIV

    February 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The government has recorded an 18 percent decline in the number of new HIV infections between 2008 and 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported.

  • CDC: Flu vaccine 48 percent effective this season

    February 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    This season’s flu vaccine has been 48 percent effective at preventing flu-related outpatient visits for acute respiratory illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates.

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