Journal of Nursing
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Report Finds Improved Performance by Hospitals

 SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- In the latest advance for health care accountability, the country’s leading hospital accreditation board, the Joint Commission, released a list on Tuesday of 405 medical centers that have been the most diligent in following protocols to treat conditions like heart attack and pneumonia. Almost without exception, most highly regarded hospitals in the United States, from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., did not make the list.

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Drug Testing Poses Problems for Employers

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --  The news, delivered in a phone call, left Sue Bates aghast: she was losing her job of 22 years after testing positive for a legally prescribed drug.

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Nearly 40 Percent of Europeans Suffer Mental Illness

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Europeans are plagued by mental and neurological illnesses, with almost 165 million people or 38 percent of the population suffering each year from a brain disorder such as depression, anxiety, insomnia or dementia, according to a large new study.

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Half of Hospitals Buy Back-Door Drugs, Survey Shows

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Amid growing reports of price-gouging for life-saving drugs, half of hospital officials said they’ve bought medications from back-door suppliers during recent drug shortages, a new survey shows.

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UCLA Dean of School of Nursing Calls Nurse Practitioners

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- One of the nation's leading voices in patient care and safety said today that the key to successfully navigating the challenges and changes that healthcare reform will bring is the ability to "reimagine and redefine" what nursing is all about.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer