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    Bipartisanship Growing When It Comes to Nurses, Better Health Care Laws

    Mar 02, 2017

    Guess what is “among the few bipartisan areas of agreement in health care these days”? The idea of allowing people more flexibility in getting high-quality health care when and where they want, by letting nurse practitioners do their jobs without physician more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care 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

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    With New Law, South Dakota Ushers in Era of Better Health Care

    Feb 23, 2017

    South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has made it official: the bill sent to him that eases restrictions on nurse practitioners and certified nurse-midwives is now law. That means 22 states and the District of Columbia have updated their laws to give residents more options more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National South Dakota

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    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 National

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    Funders Support Schools Collaborating on Interprofessional Education

    Feb 22, 2017

    A number of foundations joined forces to offer grants with one goal in mind:  To encourage health and other professional schools to develop and expand interprofessional clinical initiatives, working with a community partner and the families they serve to. The bigger goal: to more

    Issues: Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Location: National

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    75 Years Later, Nursing’s Still the Love of Her Life

    Feb 20, 2017

    “I always wanted to be a nurse, and I’ve always been one,” says Kay Hodges, who finished nursing school just before the attack on Pearl Harbor. You read that right. At 97, New Jersey’s oldest licensed registered nurse also takes continuing education courses more

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    New Law Soon to Provide South Dakotans Better Health Care Options

    Feb 16, 2017

    South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is expected to soon sign a bill that will give residents of the state more options when it comes to their health care. Since 1979, nurse practitioners and certified nurse-midwives have been allowed to practice only with a collaborative more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: National South Dakota

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    Nurses Improve Boards. BoardRoom Press Highlights Why

    Feb 15, 2017

    The Governance Institute, dedicated for decades to the oversight of health care organizations, has over three months offered three separate takes on the value of nurses serving as board members. The author sharing a byline on all three knows the subject well: Laurie Benson, more

    Issues: Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National