January 23, 2012 | Commentary
March 10, 2010 | Commentary
This commentary examines the history of occupational disease and injury surveillance. The authors discuss the early days of federal surveillance efforts, examine barriers to reporting, and assess the current state of federal and state oversight
November 26, 2012 | Commentary
The lessons from the study by Regan et al can help hospitals get a head start on smoking cessation.
May 1, 2011 | Commentary
This editorial summarizes recommendations from the 2010 Institute of Medicine report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. The report issued recommendations for policy changes at the national, state and local levels.
January 20, 2011 | Commentary
The historical pattern of nursing education needs to be altered in order to have enough nursing faculty, advanced practice registered nurses and nurse leaders for tomorrow.
December 15, 2010 | Commentary
To bridge the gap between supply and demand for primary care providers, nurses must be permitted to practice to their fullest capacity.
November 30, 2010 | Commentary
Health care leaders gather in Washington, D.C., to discuss future of nursing.
October 5, 2010 | Commentary
July 14, 2010 | Commentary
In this commentary, Dr. Pronovost calls for greater accountability for patient safety within the U.S. health care system. He emphasizes the role of teamwork in reducing CLABSI and other preventable infections.
May 1, 2010 | Commentary
If primary care is the foundation of the future health care system in this country, and if access to primary care for all is to be ensured while containing or reducing costs of care,then nurse practitioners will be crucial to achieving these aims.