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3 Ways to Improve Medicare! In Support of Single Payer Health Insurance

I think Single Payer Health Insurance (aka Medicare for ALL) is the most socially conscious, cost-effective, and morally responsible way to go! Medicare, one of our nation’s most valuable and popular social programs, turns 50 on July 30. Medicare is … Continue reading

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Answer one crucial question to avoid care lapses and value-based care penalties

By Ruth Hansten, RN, BSN, MBA, PhD, FACHE Pressure ulcers, pneumonia, readmissions, wound infections, patient deconditioning leading to additional care:  all of these healthcare acquired issues can be related to omitted basic care such as turning, repositioning, ambulation, hygienic care, hydration … Continue reading

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Communication Guidelines for Effective Delegation for Nurses

This set of guidelines is an exclusive excerpt from a new online continuing education course for nurses I’ve created with Pedagogy online learning systems.  The course is called 4 Essential Communication Strategies that Promote Patient Safety and this excerpt is … Continue reading

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