As hospital leaders continue to feel pressure to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs, a new study reveals one reason why many organizations fall short.
When legislation granting nurse practitioners independence to practice without an agreement with physicians went into effect Oct. 1, Christa Martin was ready.
For James Gregory, a graduate of the University of South Carolina's adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner master's degree program, online education seemed like a natural choice, as he was able to attend class on a more flexible schedule, he says.
With her children grown and husband nearing retirement, Amy Reynolds was ready to leave behind snowy Flagstaff, Ariz., to travel but she wasn't ready to give up her nursing career.
Kaizen, an online quiz game developed by a group of infectious diseases doctors in the UAB School of Medicine, is going viral. Its addictive mix of education, entertainment and competition proved to be a hit when it debuted in UAB’s internal medicine residency program in 2013.
A Kentucky lawmaker is sponsoring a state bill that would require men to have signed permission from their wives and visit a doctor twice before they could obtain a drug such as Viagra for erectile dysfunction.
When their baby girl arrives later this year, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend will have assistance with late-night feedings and diaper changes from a night nurse.
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