Nurse News

MEDITECH Attends ANCC National Magnet Conference® in Atlanta

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Cathy Turner, RN, AVP, head of MEDITECH’s nursing informatics program, is attending this week’s ANCC National Magnet Conference® in Atlanta, GA. She joins more than 7,000 nurses and nurse executives at this celebration of Magnet® recognition.

 


ANA President to Speak at HIMSS Connected Health Conference

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The 7th annual mHealth Summit will take place on November 8-11, as part of the larger HIMSS Connected Health Conference held in Washington D.C. 


September 29 Is World Heart Day

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It's World Heart Day — the perfect time to start protecting your heart against cardiovascular disease (CVD).


Exeter Hospital Receives Gold and Silver Beacon Awards for Excellence

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MEDITECH customer Exeter Hospital (Exeter, NH) receives the silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence in their Intensive Care Unit, and the gold award for their Progressive Care Unit from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).

 


Ontario Shores Keeps Patients at the Center of Care

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Sanaz Riahi, RN, MSN, Director Professional Practice and Clinical Information, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, discusses how critical it is to keep the patient at the center of their care, and shares the early success of her organization’s use of MEDITECH’s Patient and Consumer Health Portal.

 

 


NAHC Praises Congress for Letter to CMS Opposing Proposed Payment Modifications

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) praised a number of members of the U.S. House of Representatives for sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), urging the government regulatory agency to withdraw its proposed case mix cuts and value-based purchasing penalties.

 


Improve Care and Population Health Outcomes with Social, Behavioral Data

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The American Academy of Nursing released a new policy brief advising vendors, health systems, and funders about the benefits of integrating behavioral and socioeconomic data into the EHR.

 


Share Your Population Health Strategy, Apply for the Hearst Health Prize

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Does your organization want to inspire others to follow your lead in improving care? Can you demonstrate proven outcomes in managing or improving the health of a population through technology, care delivery, processes, and care guidance?


Connect and Learn on World Sepsis Day

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September 13 marks World Sepsis Day, recognizing the nearly 30 million patients who are affected each year.


MEDITECH Launches New CAUTI Prevention EHR Toolkit

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Find out how our EHR can support you in preventing and detecting catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). 


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