Healthcare System Journal of Nursing

Crisis Management: Utilization of New Registered Nurses to Meet Healthcare Demands During COVID-19 Outbreak

Crisis Management: Utilization of New Registered Nurses to Meet Healthcare Demands During COVID-19 Outbreak

Tags: coronavirus COVID-19 healthcare system

During the COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare institutions are forced to enter into crisis management mode as demands on our healthcare system increase. While there are many nurses and healthcare professionals on the frontlines of this pandemic, the growing needs of the public may soon overwhelm our healthcare system. Could the best way to ease the current burden be new graduate registered nurses? 

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Quality Improvement in Pain Management

Quality Improvement in Pain Management

Tags: healthcare system opiods pain pain management pain relief quality of nursing

Discusses quality improvement approaches in pain management in the midst of the national opioid epidemic.

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Insuring the Uninsured: Hispanic Communities

Insuring the Uninsured: Hispanic Communities

Tags: Affordable Care Act Community Health Nursing Health Care Reform health care systems healthcare system Hispanic Community insurance Policy Commentary

Despite the improved enrollment from 2014, there are still a percentage of the population that remain without insurance. The Hispanic population continues to be the largest population that have not enrolled and recent limited data indicates a variety of reasons. The biggest promoters of health care are the individuals that provide the service. In order to promote enrollment, we need to use health care providers and nurses to be a resource, the educators and the “sellers” of Affordable Health Care.

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Rising to the Challenge of Nursing Education

Rising to the Challenge of Nursing Education

Tags: clinical clinical experience education future of nursing healthcare system nurse shortage nursing faculty students teaching

As the nursing shortage and nursing faculty shortage continue, it is imperative that we look to innovative measures in order to increase the number of available baccalaureate prepared nurses. At the same time, it is crucial that we do not neglect the quality of education required to receive the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. This paper examines potential solutions to the ongoing nursing shortage.

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Closing the Donut Hole: Who Will Pay?

Closing the Donut Hole: Who Will Pay?

Tags: donut hole Health Care Reform healthcare system Legislature Medicare Medicare Supplement prescriptions

The dark black hole in the Medicare Part-D prescription plan called the donut hole is finding the light, or is it? Health care reform has promised to close the donut hole for Medicare recipients completely by the year 2020 (Gionfriddo, 2010). The Consumer Report on Health (2012) confirms medication costs continue to rise with no end in sight. Who will pay the gap between what is currently covered and the predicted added coverage with Health Care Reform? According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS, 2011) the Medicare trust fund is currently running in a deficit. Reducing the burden of our Medicare population, with associated out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs, cannot be achieved by a system already running in a deficit. As we start to unravel the mystery behind closing the donut hole, can we identify who will pay?

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Challenges in Nursing Informatics

Challenges in Nursing Informatics

Tags: charting checklists computerized charting flow sheets health care healthcare system informatics nursing technology

As the use of technology explodes into the health care industry, its effects have the potential to become destructive elements to the nursing profession. This paper will discuss the evolution of nursing documentation, the immergence of health information technology, and the challenges it creates for the nursing profession.

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