Tag Archives: Nursing

How Should We Prepare For The Wave Of Retiring Baby Boomer Nurses?

The retirement of one million registered nurses from the nursing workforce between now and 2030 will mean that their accumulated years of nursing experience leave with them. Now is the time to anticipate and prepare for the retirement wave of the nation’s RN workforce.

May 3, 2017

Health Policy Brief: Workplace And Public Accommodations For Nursing Mothers

A new policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) examines federal and state laws concerning workplace and public accommodations for nursing mothers in the United States.

March 18, 2016

Hospice Payment Reforms Are A Modest Step Forward, But More Changes Are Needed

In August 2015, CMS issued a final rule updating the Medicare hospice payment rates and wage index. This has been described as the first significant reform to hospice payment methodology since 1983, but the changes are quite modest and should be viewed as a first step toward meaningful reform.

January 4, 2016

Proactive Psychiatric Consultation For Hospitalized Patients, A Plan for the Future

The Yale Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) is a proactive, multi-disciplinary psychiatric consultation service for all internal medicine inpatients at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

May 28, 2015