Health

How Hospitals Can Improve the Health of Whole Communities

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How Hospitals Can Improve the Health of Whole Communities
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Adventist University of Health Sciences

Health facilities play a vital role in enhancing the wellbeing of the populations they serve. Some of the strategies hospitals use to achieve this goal include community outreach programs and liaising with local stakeholders such as religious institutions, non-profits, and running health programs that specifically cater to the vulnerable populations.

The Growing Need for Nursing Educators

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The Growing Need for Nursing Educators
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Duquesne University School of Nursing

The healthcare industry relies heavily on the talents and skills of nursing educators whose mission is to train and educate future nurses. There is currently a shortage of nursing professionals. This, coupled with the rising demand for nurses means that professionals in the industry, specifically nursing educators, can look forward to highly promising career prospects.

The Role of Integrative Care in Advancing the Science of Patient-Centered Care

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The Role of Integrative Care in Advancing the Science of Patient-Centered Care
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Bradley University

According to Global Health Advances in Health and Medicine, integrative medicine is a care approach that puts the patient at the center and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health.

Recent Trends in Nursing and the Need for Transformational Leadership

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Recent Trends in Nursing and the Need for Transformational Leadership
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Bradley University

Should Nurse Practitioners Have Full Practice Authority?

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Should Nurse Practitioners Have Full Practice Authority?
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Regis College

With a growing need for nurse practitioneres, full practice authority for nurse practitioners offers many benefits for hospitals and patient care as regulating models of practice limit their effectiveness. This graphic examines the pros and cons of regulatory models of practice and reasons nurse practitioners should be given full authority to practice. 

Post Doc Fellowship Opportunity, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario

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Post Doc Fellowship Opportunity, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario
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McMaster University, Ontario Canada

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gender, Health and Caregiver-Friendly Workplace Research - Health Services Intervention. Research Applications are invited from relevant disciplines, including those across the social and health sciences. This fellowship will provide an opportunity to be engaged in CIHR-funded intervention research targeting family carers who are also juggling full-time employment in the health services sector. More information about the larger research program being led by Dr. Allison Williams, CIHR Chair in Gender, Work & Health can be found at: http://ghw.mcmaster.ca.

Nurse Practitioners and the Primary Care Shortage

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Nurse Practitioners and the Primary Care Shortage
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Regis College

Recent studies have indicated that there has been a steady decrease of primary care physicians across the United States. In fact, many primary care physicians have ceased operations — or retired due to the aging population. Similarly, many doctors have stopped practicing due to higher numbers of uninsured Americans across the country.

Using Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Healthcare in the United States

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Using Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Healthcare in the United States
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Rutgers University Online Master of Public Administration

Although the United States is one of the most technologically advanced nations on earth, its healthcare system ranks last out of 11 developed countries. This is according to data published in an extensive Commonwealth survey. More worryingly, the United States has consistently ranked last in this annual survey since 2004. As such, stakeholders in the United States healthcare industry should take urgent measures to improve service delivery and patient outcomes. 

Bringing Healthcare to Indigenous Populations

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Bringing Healthcare to Indigenous Populations
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Adventist University Online Masters in Healthcare Administration

Overview on the Medicare & Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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Overview on the Medicare & Medicaid Eligibility Requirements
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Hofstra Law’s Online Master’s in Health Law and Policy program

The health care industry has been profoundly affected by recent laws. The impact on Medicare and Medicaid merits a closer look given the number of people who are affected. Under the Affordable Care Act, the criteria for eligibility to these programs have been modified.

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