January 10, 2013
A study in the current issue of Medical Care suggests that improving nurses’ work environment can help to reduce Medicare readmissions.
November 1, 2010
Recommendations from nurse managers on how to make lasting practice change.
March 10, 2010
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
The LEAP project identified 30 primary care practices that use health professionals and other staff in ways that maximize access to their services, so these workforce models can be replicated and adopted more widely.
November 30, 2011
Nurse staffing improvements have the greatest positive effect in hospitals with the best nurse working environments.
November 2, 2011
According to a survey of RNs early in their careers, some work environment factors beyond staffing are associated with nurses' ratings of the quality of care received by patients, suggesting managers should consider these specific issues to improve care quality.
May 7, 2013
Human Capital Blog
Transforming Care At the Bedside gave nurses at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center the courage to imagine what their jobs would be like without wasted time and unnecessary workarounds.
April 22, 2013
Spotlighted primary care practices provide insights for improving health care quality.
December 18, 2011
Study suggests hospitals should pursue improved nurse education and staffing, but those investments do not significantly reduce patient mortality in the absence of a good work environment.
December 9, 2011
Program Result Report
A progress report on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars, a program that aims to create the next generation of national leaders in academic nursing through career-development awards to outstanding junior faculty.