Recovery more robust for home health than nursing homes: health spending brief

Health spending in September accounted for approximately 17.4% of the nation’s gross national product. Nursing home and home healthcare represented 1.3% of that 17.4%. Those numbers are according to Altarum’s…

Researchers analyze attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccination among medical and nursing personnel

Due to their close contacts with patients, people working in the medical and nursing fields have a higher risk of infecting themselves and others with the COVID-19 coronavirus. Being vaccinated…

Belfast Public Health Nursing Receives United Midcoast Charities Grant

BELFAST, ME – Belfast Public Health Nursing Association, which has provided health care and other critical support services to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the community for more…

Incredible Health rakes in $80M to combat the nursing shortage

Nurse staffing platform Incredible Health got a big boost on Thursday to help it fight healthcare’s workforce shortage — the company closed an $80 million Series B funding round led…

How Patient-Centered Care Plays a Big Role in Burgeoning Nursing Home, Hospital Relationships

Continued federal and state movement toward more patient-driven care has had a ripple effect across the care continuum, in a lot of ways changing relationships between health care sectors that…

Daniella Topol of Rattlestick Theater’s New Calling: Nursing

There’s been a lot of turnover in theater leadership lately. Some have been drummed out of their jobs. Others have quit to do something else in the arts. Many have…

COVID-19 cases in nursing homes rise amid lagging booster rates

According to AARP, one in 35 nursing home residents in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 in June – a 27% increase from May. The death rate also nearly doubled,…

HEPC health sciences leader sees positive trends in nursing data report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Center for Nursing has released Registered Nurse (RN) and Advanced Practiced Registered Nurse (APRN) supply data for 2021 and educational leaders are calling the…

CMS Rolls Back COVID-19 Related Waivers – What that Means for Nursing Aides | SmithAmundsen LLC

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS enacted several temporary waivers in an effort to give health care providers flexibility to respond to the pandemic.  On April 7, CMS announced that…

WSU College of Nursing adopts holistic admissions for BSN students – WSU Insider

The Washington State University College of Nursing has begun admitting students to the popular Bachelor of Science in Nursing program based in part on how well their experiences and skills…