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  1. 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

  2. Ohioans To Gain More Access to Healthcare

    Jan 10, 2017

    Ohioans will soon have more options when it comes to finding healthcare. Gov. John Kasich on Jan. 4 signed a bill that brings Ohio into closer alignment with the APRN Consensus Model, which defines the practice of advanced practice registered nurses. As a result, APRNs in Ohio more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Ohio

  3. Michigan Updates Law, Improves Health Care Options

    Jan 09, 2017

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill that will increase the number of health care providers residents of that state can turn to. The new law expands some nurses’ rights to practice and prescribe. That means that advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Michigan

  4. National

    Federal Register Publishes VA Ruling on Nurses

    Dec 15, 2016

    It’s official: The Federal Register has published the December 13 ruling by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs giving more nurses more authority to provide care in VA facilities. In those facilities, certified nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  5. National

    Nurse Practitioner Sees Progress in Removing Barriers to Care

    Dec 01, 2016

    This is the fifth in a series of posts about the top issues facing nursing today as covered in The Power of Ten: A Conversational Approach to Tackling the Top Ten Priorities in Nursing. Nurse practitioners have made tremendous progress in “earning the right to take full more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National

  6. National

    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

  7. National

    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

  8. National

    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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