New Study Identifies Strategies to Retain Experienced Nurses As Nursing Shortage Looms and Nation's Health Care Needs Grow
July 29, 2009 | News Release
Improving morale, utilizing innovative staffing approaches among keys to success.
Understanding and Preventing Departures: Surprises in Work Environment Contribute to High Turnover Rates of New Nurses
July 27, 2009 | News Release
New study suggests how to better orient novice nurses, reduce turnover, stem shortage.
Twelve Outstanding Early-Career Nurse Faculty Selected as 2014 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars
October 3, 2014 | News Release
The Nurse Faculty Scholars program offers leadership training as a means to strengthen nursing schools. Meet the newly appointed scholars and learn about their range of research interests, from pediatric asthma to dementia care.
New Report: High Job Satisfaction Among Public Health Nurses, But Many State Health Departments Struggle to Fill Vacancies
June 27, 2013 | News Release
New surveys identify compelling need to advance education and training, increase diversity, and improve recruitment of public health nurses.
Improvement Needed: Study Finds Little Progress in Participation of Early-Career Registered Nurses in Hospital Quality Improvement Activities
January 23, 2013 | News Release
“Nurses Are an Important Resource in Efforts to Improve Care and Patient Outcomes, and That Resource Needs to be Optimized”
October 17, 2012 | News Release
RWJF honors Ifeanyi Anne Nwabukwu, RN, BSN, with a 2012 Community Health Leaders Award.
October 3, 2012 | News Release
New study indicates nurses' assessments of care accurately reflect hospital quality.
August 28, 2012 | News Release
Interdisciplinary study affirms vital role of nurses in ensuring patient safety, focuses on work environment factors that improve health and fiscal outcomes.
August 20, 2009 | News Release
Nineteen local foundations join strategic national initiative led by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Northwest Health Foundation.
New Study Shows Improving Nurses’ Work Environments and Staffing Ratios Can Reduce Hospital Readmissions for Medicare Patients
January 10, 2013 | News Release
A study in the current issue of Medical Care suggests that improving nurses’ work environment can help to reduce Medicare readmissions.