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How Nurses Will Shape the Future of Healthcare
As we emerge from the worst days of COVID-19, it is clear the future of healthcare will look different than anything we’ve seen before. What is less known and celebrated, even within the care industry, is the major role nurses are playing in the research, decision-making, and big-picture thinking behind the coming changes that will save lives, protect our wellbeing, and mitigate risk in the new normal.
Nurses are battling COVID-19 not only within hospitals, but in labs, clinics, offices, and from home -- and their work is having long-lasting effects on how we prevent and prepare for inevitable recurrences and new infectious diseases down the line. As part of the Jonas Nursing & Veteran’s Healthcare community, I see first hand the impact fellow nurses are making on a daily basis. With all that is going on in the world, from this virus, to disturbing racism and social injustices, it is i
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Calling for Nursing Support Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
There are close to 28 million nurses around the world who comprise a global workforce that delivers about 90 percent of primary healthcare, including frontline response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ensuring their optimal contribution and continued well-being amid the myriad consequences of COVID-19 will increase the potential for measurable and improved health outcomes.
In an editorial published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, researchers, including two from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), call for rapid policy reform and investment in nurses and nursing in order to leverage the skills of this global workforce. The editorial outlines multisectoral investments to redesign and innovate existing health services, expand nursing scopes of practice, forge supportive regulations and legislation for nurses, and optimize nursing contributions to be
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Mount Sinai Health System Appoints Beth Oliver, DNP, RN, as Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive
Mount Sinai Health System has appointed Beth Oliver, DNP, RN, to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive.
In this newly created role, Dr. Oliver will be responsible for the practice of nursing across the health system and will collaborate with the senior executive team as well as the chief nursing officers throughout Mount Sinai.
“As Chief Nursing Executive, her top three priorities will be ensuring the safety and quality of care for our patients, transforming the care we provide, and decreasing the overall costs of that care. These priorities, when well implemented, will improve patient experience,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System. “In addition, Dr. Oliver will continue to develop and maintain Mount Sinai’s national reputation for excellence in nursing services. In collaboration with executive lead
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Get Covid Compliant with COVID SAFE
VideoForU, a professional full-service video production company, announced the launch of: COVID SAFE, a four minute training video that carefully explains the safety measures office personnel can take to prevent the spread of Covid-19. All the current U.S. C.D.C. standards and subsequent changes to public health policies are described in this affordable and easy to download video.
As businesses reopen in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, office managers and company owners have a greater responsibility in keeping team members safe and fully aware of the dangers of Covid-19. One of the benefits of COVID SAFE is the video reduces the amount of time and costs spent on training staff about the current health crisis. In addition, the most current preventative steps to help reduce the spread of the disease are thoroughly covered.
“COVID SAFE is a low cost high quality video product that