Posts Tagged ‘Health Reform’

How the Nursing Shortage Affects YOU

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 14:08 No Comments

Tips on how to help yourself, and our hardworking nurses
Guest Post by Deborah O’Leary
As the health care reform debate ebbs and flows, and then ebbs some more, you may not be thinking very much about the nursing shortage, and how it could possibly affect you.
In fact, in the current economic climate, when unemployment seems high […]

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Hope for Smokers

Thursday, December 3, 2009 13:47 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part I
Some people think that a rainbow means hope and a new beginning.
For those people who already smoked their first cigarette and are now addicted, there is hope to live a healthier life.
If smokers are successful in quitting, they may see hope at the end of their rainbow.
Hope in the […]

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The Master and I (Matthew Holt) Agree on the Goals

Monday, August 10, 2009 16:50 No Comments

A Guest Blog by Matthew Holt
Writing in his blog in the NY Times, Uwe Reinhardt sets out three overreaching goals of health reform:

Financial barriers should not stand between Americans and preventive or acute health care that they sincerely believe will address concerns over a troubling medical condition, in a timely manner, before that condition grows […]

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