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In an American Hospital Association podcast, Iris Lundy, RN, vice president of equity at Sentara Health, discusses how the Norfolk, Va.-based system is delivering accessible and high-quality health care to high-need populations.
A pilot study involving a novel post-catheter removal bladder management protocol at a hospital resulted in decreased catheter utilization and catheter days.
Postpartum blood pressure monitoring programs are crucial to improve maternal health for people with a new-onset hypertensive disorder during pregnancy, a study found.
The number of U.S. individuals with chronic high blood pressure during pregnancy doubled between 2008 and 2021, according to a study published this week in Hypertension.
An American Hospital Association podcast explores how Oconomowoc, Wis.,-based Rogers Behavioral Health is integrating physical and behavioral health to improve patient outcomes and patient and clinician satisfaction.
Bon Secours Hampton Roads (Va.) relies on flexible staffing with autonomous scheduling and float shifts to retain nurses and decrease reliance on agency nurses.
The American Hospital Association is recruiting its sixth Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community, which will start in September.
A bipartisan trio of senators joined their House Republican colleagues in introducing a Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the Biden Administration’s staff ratio rule for nursing homes.
Mercy CNE and AONL member Betty Jo Rocchio, DNP, RN, reassures front-line nurses that artificial intelligence will improve patient outcomes by retrieving information out of electronic health records to the front lines.
In an American Hospital Association podcast, three experts at the award-winning Women and Infant Substance Help Center at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., discuss how the center is helping mothers get off and stay off opioids and other substances.