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    Good Health Knows No Boundaries (or Shouldn’t)

    Nov 17, 2016

    Just as a driver’s license allows people to cruise state to state without having to pass other driving tests, the nursing profession has long had the Nurse Licensure Compact. However, that agreement among 25 states to let nurses use a multistate license to provide care across more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Celebrating America’s Nurse Practitioners

    Nov 15, 2016

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners writes: “National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that NPs will be allowed to more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Report Recommends Ways for Nurses to Prepare for Greater Roles in Primary Care

    Oct 25, 2016

    Yasmine R. Legendre, MPA, is program associate of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Because registered nurses make up the largest portion of the health care workforce in a nation with growing health needs, this year’s Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation conference focused on the topic more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Telehealth Expands Care for Those in Vulnerable Communities

    Oct 19, 2016

    It may be the wave of the future: A nurse-managed clinic in Los Angeles that uses telehealth to increase consumers’ access to care is expanding its services to connect people who don’t live nearby with nurse practitioners who can provide the care they need. Thanks to a more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Location: California

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    AARP: Veterans Win When VA Approves Proposal

    Oct 12, 2016

    “Getting health care when and where it is needed has been our country’s main problem in giving veterans the excellent care they deserve,” writes Catherine A. Georges, PhD, in an opinion piece in today’s STAT. Georges, an AARP board member, addresses the Veterans Affairs more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    Charting Nursing’s Future: A Valuable Resource

    Oct 06, 2016

    Charting Nursing’s Future has been providing information on key policy issues for the past 10 years, and highlights the important role nurses play in building a Culture of Health. In its September 2016 issue, the American Journal of Nursing praised Charting Nursing’s more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Collecting Workforce Data Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Increasing Diversity Promoting Nursing Leadership Transforming Nursing Education Location: National

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    By Assisting Nurses, Can Robots Ease the Shortage?

    Oct 04, 2016

    It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel—robots humming around hospitals supporting nurses by delivering medication, retrieving medical records, helping patients out of bed and keeping them company. But it’s already happening in Japan, says a report in The more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

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    The Four Forces That Will Reshape Nursing

    Sep 20, 2016

    Right now, America has a knowledge shortage, not a nursing shortage, says nursing expert and health care economist Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN. In an interview with Hospitals & Health Networks, Buerhaus, a health care economist and professor of nursing, offers insights on what it means to have experienced nurses retiring at the same time the country faces a more

    Issues: Collecting Workforce Data Improving Access to Care Transforming Nursing Education Location: Montana National