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    Nurse-Led Models of Care Succeed; Case Studies Count the Ways

    May 22, 2017

    Nurses will show the way to a Culture of Health: In fact, they already have, as three case studies suggest. A brief whose authors include two Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action allies reports on efforts to understand the role health care providers can play in creating a more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    New RWJF Chief Talks of Commitment to Service        

    May 16, 2017

    Richard Besser, MD, who recently became president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, talks in a Q&A about his work as a pediatrician, the importance of helping the public understand issues by telling people’s stories, and his thoughts on a Culture of Health. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: National

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    Nebraska Celebrates Nurses Week 2017

    May 15, 2017

    The Nebraska Action Coalition and Nebraska Nurses Association celebrated National Nurses Week 2017 with a 1,200 mile “roadshow” across Nebraska presenting Healthy Nurse, Healthy Community. In six stops throughout the state, more than 200 nurses and community members heard more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Nebraska

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    The CAPABLE Program: Improving Patient Outcomes for Seniors With Low Incomes

    Apr 28, 2017

    AARP’s Public Policy Institute, home to the Center to Champion Nursing in America, hosted an inspiring nurse leader Tuesday whose work on helping people with low incomes age in place is making life better for many. Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, is program director of more

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

  5. Welcome to New Mexico

    Apr 14, 2017

    Dear Action Coalitions, The two of us are thrilled to welcome Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action and other colleagues from across the country to continue work on implementing Institute of Medicine recommendations and building a Culture of Health in communities across the nation. Kim is board president of the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence more

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

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    2017 County Rankings Let Residents Measure Health

    Mar 29, 2017

    Every year, each county in the country has its pulse taken. How healthy are the residents—are they working, are they safe, do they smoke, what are the education rates? What is the quality of the air they breathe and water they drink, and how easily can they get around without a more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities

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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 Location: National

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    2017 Culture of Health Sessions to Be Tailored to Action Coalitions

    Mar 07, 2017

    “Building on the Campaign for Action Pillars 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