• AHA offers webinar on strategic workforce development

    November 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) Workforce Center will host a Dec. 6 webinar on workforce planning from a health system perspective, the second in an AHA series on sustainable health care delivery through strategic workforce development.

  • Bolton to receive AONE Foundation’s first Friend of the Year award

    November 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, will receive the AONE Foundation’s first Friend of the Year Award at the Foundation’s annual soiree during the AONE annual meeting in April.

  • FDA discusses efforts to address IV fluid shortages

    November 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, last week reviewed actions the agency is taking to address the increased shortages of sodium chloride injection bags and other saline intravenous fluids.

  • NEPIN receives $150,000 RWJF grant

    November 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The National Education Progression in Nursing Collaborative (NEPIN) has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to accelerate educational advancement for nurses across the United States.

  • Researchers question some blood transfusions

    November 21 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    Restrictive guidelines for blood transfusions could reduce harm and waste in unnecessary transfusions by 40 percent to 65 percent, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

  • AHA issues guide on vulnerable frontier communities

    November 16 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) this month releasedguide to help hospital and health system board members and leaders implement a strategy to address the unique health care access and delivery challenges faced by geographically isolated, low-population communities.

  • AHA, others call for action on critical drug shortages

    November 16 2017|Publication: eNews Update

    Hurricane Maria and other recent natural disasters have heavily compromised pharmaceutical manufacturing in Puerto Rico, leaving the U.S. health care system “on the brink of a significant public health crisis,” according to a letter to Congress from the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and Institute for Safe Medication Practices.

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