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September 2007 - Volume 38 - Issue 9
pp: 6-72

EDITORIAL


JOINT COMMISSION SOLUTIONS


ETHICS IN PRACTICE


RECRUITMENT & RETENTION REPORT


CAREER SCOPE: MIDWEST


TECH UPDATE


LEADERSHIP Q & A



olicy spotlight: Healthcare reformWhat are we improving

White, Kathleen M.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 38(9):25-28, September 2007.

The biggest challenge in reforming healthcare is providing health insurance for everyone who needs it while combating rising costs. In response to this conundrum, what are individual states doing to resolve this?

Best-practice protocols: Reducing harm from pressure ulcers

Griffin, Bevette; Cooper, Hoa; Horack, Cassandra; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 38(9):29-32, September 2007.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement challenges clinicians and administrators to raise care quality through its 5 Million Lives Campaign, a sequel to the 100,000 Lives Campaign. Here, learn how one facility decreased hospitalacquired pressure ulcers.

It starts at home In-houseconsulting helpsdisseminate EBP

Boxer, Bruce Alan; Taylor, Ellen M.

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 38(9):41-45, September 2007.

Using a business model, administrators at a Pennsylvania hospital established a consulting service to incorporate evidence-based practice into projects and policies.

Congress2007 Keynote preview


It's okay to be the boss—be a great one!

Tulgan, Bruce

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 38(9):18-24, September 2007.

Even in many flagship healthcare institutions, there's a profound lack of daily guidance, direction, feedback, and support for nurses from their immediate supervisors. Embrace leadership by saying no to “undermanagement.”

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