National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually.
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WILL Interactive and Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) have partnered to create The Thriving Clinician, a first of its kind interactive training program for clinician wellbeing. Higher emotional fulfillment directly translates to greater engagement, improved institutional performance and better patient outcomes.
The Get the Medications Right™ (GTMRx) Institute launched a national task force to identify and address the reasons why 45% of Americans don’t feel confident about vaccination against COVID-19.
Medical liability insurance premiums have begun an upward trend after holding more or less steady during the past decade, according to a new analysis from the American Medical Association. In 2020, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 30% of premiums reported on a survey of liability insurers increased from the previous year, the highest percentage since 2005.
American Association for Physician Leadership Partners with Indiana University Kelley School of Business
A new partnership between the American Association for Physician Leadership and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business aims to provide physician leaders with deeper access to business acumen that drives effective change in healthcare.
The American Medical Association and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine announced a collaborative educational initiative to empower physician-led advocacy that advances equity and removes barriers to optimal health for marginalized people and communities.
Recently, at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Annual Education Conference, VisualDx announced Project IMPACT (Improving Medicine’s Power to Address Care and Treatment). Project IMPACT is a global effort to reduce disparities in medicine and highlight ways to bridge gaps of knowledge and improve healthcare outcomes for patients of color.
Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Medical Association (AMA), and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a public service announcement urging the American public to get the COVID-19 vaccination when it is their turn.
Like most health data analytics organizations, Blue Health Intelligence® was laser-focused on COVID-19 last year. Still, a compendium of its research briefs from a busy 2020 serves as a reminder that COVID leads an array of clinical care challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system.