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5 Ways to Retain New Graduate Nurses
Rebecca Hendren, Editor
New nurses have a difficult time bridging the gap from nursing school to practice and hospitals must recognize this difficult transition. Here are five strategies that help new graduates through the transition and ensure that they are engaged, long-term employees. [Read More]
July 5, 2011
Editor's Picks

Lax Rules for Medical Residents an 'Abuse of Trust'
The rules for residency training that take effect on July 1 "stop considerably short" of patient safety best practices and "amount to an abuse of patient trust," says the co-author of a report. [Read More]
Top 10 Infection Control Challenges
As infection control chiefs gathered for the annual conference of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, they shared their top concerns, from the need for more resources and support from senior leadership to handwashing and surveillance practices. [Read More]
RWJ Launches Healthcare Quality Data Website
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched an online directory of quality performance measures on physicians, hospitals, and ambulatory care services in each state, and national comparative data. [Read More]
Videos Go 'Viral' in Fight Against HAIs
In an effort to raise hand washing compliance levels among healthcare workers and lower rates of hospital-acquired infections, APIC sponsors a video competition and picks a winner. [Read More]
Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
Date: July 20, 2011
About: Integration will be the key to success in the accountable care era, whether your organization develops an official ACO or not. Organizations must develop strong relationships with employed and affiliated physicians. Join us to get alignment strategies to thrive in an increasingly integrated industry. [Register Today]

Intelligence Report: Better Care and the Bottom Line
54% of leaders say that ACOs will be successful in coordinating care and driving down overall costs, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis. [Read More]

NurseLeaders Forum

Patient Classification Systems Address Nurse Staffing Balance
A patient classification system applies an evidence-based approach enabling hospitals to assign, match, and schedule nurses where they are needed the most, experts say. [Read More]

Nursing Headlines

Nurses extend contract negotiations with UMHS, June 30, 2011

Errors occur in 12% of e-prescriptions matching handwritten
Bloomberg, June 30, 2011

5 Questions to Determine Readmission Rate Effectiveness
Sg2, for HealthLeaders Media , June 30, 2011

Healthcare Online Job Postings Fall in June
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media , July 1, 2011

Denver Hospital sets the bar for patient safety
PBS News Hour, July 1, 2011


July 20: Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era

July 21: Crew Resource Management for Nursing: A Framework to Improve Patient Care

August 16: Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs


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