Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity Report Release:

Location   Illinois

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  1. Hospital Bridges the Gap by Going Into the Community—Strategically

    Jan 17, 2020

    It is well known that nurses offer diagnoses, treatments, compassion, and care where they work and where they live. What is less known is that, increasingly, nurses are creating and participating in large-scale, systemic efforts to take on health equity by addressing needs before they become illnesses. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Illinois

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    Nurse Brings Big Picture Mindset to School Board

    Aug 24, 2018

    Tracey Smith, DNP, PHCNS-BC, MS, is associate professor of family and community medicine and director of population health and community outreach at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She is vice more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Illinois National

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    Illinois Takes a Step Toward Better Health

    Nov 03, 2017

    Consumers in Illinois will soon have better access to the care provided by advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), thanks to a new bill signed into law on September 20 by Gov. Bruce Rauner. The law, which will go into effect on January 1, 2018, is expected to increase more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Illinois National

  4. Nurse Turns Surplus Into Better Health

    Oct 03, 2016

    “Too much hunger, too much waste, too much food” sums up the intertwined problems that Jennifer M. Grenier MSN, RN-BC, is helping untangle. Working closely with community partners in Chicago, Grenier is seeing to it that good food is put to good use—and that the hungry get more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Illinois

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    Leadership Webinar Features NOBC Head, 2 Emerging Leaders

    Aug 30, 2016

    Laurie Benson, BSN, RN, executive director of the Nurses on Boards Coalition, is headline speaker in a free webinar September 15 at 1 p.m. ET.  The Illinois Healthcare Action Coalition hosts Benson as she explains NOBC’s goal of increasing community health by boosting the number of nurses in leadership roles. Also speaking are two 40-under-40 emerging more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: Illinois National

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