January 10, 2013
A study in the current issue of Medical Care suggests that improving nurses’ work environment can help to reduce Medicare readmissions.
January 23, 2012
California and federal regulators agree to collaborate on efforts to eliminate the use and generation of toxic chemicals in making consumer products.
May 4, 2012
New Public Health
Dozens of haunting photographs of Americans working at hazardous jobs are currently on display at the David J. Sencer Museum at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s main campus in Atlanta. Called The Quiet Sickness, the exhibit shows jus ...
March 13, 2012
New Public Health
I would say the reason we got into wellness is really for altruistic reasons. It’s just the right thing to do. We really feel strongly about enriching our employees and our shareholders and our customers and our community. That’s a part of our missi ...
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
March 20, 2009
This article is part of a special issue on obesity in the March 2009 edition of The Milbank Quarterly, available free of charge throughout 2009 at Wiley-Blackwell.
December 16, 2008
Program Result Report
In the early 2000s, hospitals began taking steps to improve their organizational culture. They aimed to address several challenges, including patient dissatisfaction, nursing shortages and poor financial performance.
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.
March 12, 2013
A steady job in safe working conditions can provide numerous benefits critical to maintaining proper health. On the flip side, job loss and unemployment is associated with a variety of negative health effects.