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    Complex Care Model Leads to Answers for America’s Vulnerable

    Mar 23, 2017

    Lauran Hardin’s calling became clear as she listened to a 30-year-old man read his essay, “Why I Went to the Emergency Room.” He was in the presence of 20 people from three hospital systems and many community agencies who, separately, had responded to his health care more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration

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    2017 Culture of Health Sessions to Be Tailored to Action Coalitions

    Mar 07, 2017

    “Building on the Campaign for Action to Create a Healthier America” is the name, and the aim, of regional meetings to be held in 2017 for Action Coalitions. Similar to last summer’s meetings, these workshops reflect the new needs and growth of Action Coalitions as they combine efforts to create healthier communities with their pursuit of the more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Report Highlights Communities Working Toward Well-Being for All

    Feb 27, 2017

    In America, health varies by income, education, race and ethnicity, and geography, notes a new report that points out how society as whole pays the price. The study goes on give nine examples of U.S. communities trying to level the playing field, some of which include more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National


    Calling #NurseInnovators in Pennsylvania! Video Contest and Inaugural Fellowship Announced

    Feb 23, 2017

    Nurses are on the front lines of care and are acutely aware of the needs of their patients and their families. With their “ears” and “eyes” on the intricacies of our healthcare system, they are uniquely positioned to provide valuable insight in advancing patient safety and more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Pennsylvania


    Campaign Director Urges Students to Follow their Passion, Pursue Leadership Opportunities

    Feb 23, 2017

    Aspiring nurses must find and cultivate their passions, pursue leadership opportunities, and always remember to be caring and compassionate, according to Campaign Director and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Senior Adviser for Nursing Sue Hassmiller, PhD, RN, more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: District of Columbia


    FONWV Strategic Plan 2017-2020

    Feb 09, 2017

    The FONWV Executive Team developed the Strategic Plan in November and December 2016. The Executive Team includes the Co-Lead representatives of the WV Hospital Association (Jim Kranz), WV Nurses Association (Cassy Taylor) and WV Organization of Nurse Executives (Lou Ann Hartley). more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: West Virginia

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    New PowerPoint Lets You Introduce Culture of Health to Others

    Jan 24, 2017

    Fifteen slides is all it takes to better explain and understand the meaning of a Culture of Health and its important ties to nursing. The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action now offers a PowerPoint presentation that Action Coalitions and nurses can use to illustrate nursing’s link to the Culture of Health movement. You can tailor “Building a more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National


    Two Midwest States Now Have More Access to Care

    Jan 12, 2017

    Michigan and Ohio residents will have more options for finding healthcare in 2017 and beyond after  both states recently modernized practice laws for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). On Monday, January 9, Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan signed the bill allowing more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Location: Michigan Ohio