Navigation Links
It's Time For Nurses To Be Heard!!
Date:6/23/2009

we were surprised when we learned that nurses have never been asked for their opinions on this very important health care issue before."

In 2008, for the seventh straight year, nurses enjoy the top spot from the public in Gallup's annual "Honesty and Ethics of professions survey." Eighty-four percent of Americans called nurses' honesty and ethical standards either "high" or "very high." In fact, the only year that nurses were not atop the Gallup Poll list was 2001, following September 11th, when firefighters topped the list. Only nurses have shown continuing improvement in their ratings year after year.

All licensed New Jersey nurses are invited to make their choices through the online survey. Earlier this spring, New Jersey nurses received notification through the quarterly "Institute for Nursing" newsletter that the survey was available for them to make their selections for the best physicians practicing in the state. The newsletter is distributed to every licensed nurse in the State of New Jersey free of charge. In addition, the Nurses' Choice survey was highlighted at the New Jersey State Nurses Association annual conference this past March in Atlantic City.

To give the nurse survey even greater scientific credibility, nurses are asked to make their physician selections and to describe how they know the doctor's work in the specialty:

  • I know this doctor mainly by reputation or by what I've heard from other health care professionals. (1)
  • I have cared for patients after they were treated by this doctor, but have not worked with the doctor directly in the treatment process. (2)
  • I have worked directly alongside this doctor in providing treatment in this specialty. (3)

The selections are then "weighted" on a 1 to 3 scale (as indicated) with "3" weighted more heavily.

It is expected tha
'/>"/>

SOURCE New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Nurses Decry Cruel Ruse of GOP Health Plan
2. Bioheart to Introduce Improved Heart Failure Monitoring Systems at Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting
3. Autism Course Added to HealthForumOnline's Continuing Education (CE) Website for Mental Health Professionals & Nurses
4. National Nurses Movement Launches Ad Campaign for Nurse TV Shows
5. Registered Nurses of ProMedica Home Care to Hold Election
6. New Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System to be on Display at 2009 American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Annual Meeting
7. Nurses: Providing angioplasty patient care in and out of the cath lab
8. Fauquier Hospital Nurses Increasing Productivity by 15-25 Minutes per Shift with PerfectServe
9. Gains on Uninsured, Reducing Shortages of Nurses/Physicians, Health Care Funding Among Sessions Successes
10. Exclusive Marketplace for Nursing Professionals Launched by Nurses Service Organization
11. What If New Jersey Didnt Have Enough Nurses?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) announces the immediate ... Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement ... journal CHEST while the global health-care ... The consensus statement aims to guide ethical decision-making, ... crises. The statement was developed by over 100 ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (Aug. 21, 2014) An international scientific collaboration led ... genetic alterations that may contribute to a rare form ... this rare cancer but other types as well. , ... Health,s Cancer Genome Atlas initiative , completed the ... results today in the journal Cancer Cell . ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of ... new research on epilepsy, Alzheimer,s and other diseases. ... in degree of fluorescence in response to different calcium ... called astrocytes and microglia, to be studied in a ... to decipher how the brain works," said Petr ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... The Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded its ... captures real-time patient feedback and enables staff to make ... now available to admitted patients in the Hospital’s cardiology, ... satisfaction using smartphones. , "We are expanding our ... the timely information we need to respond to patient ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Greater awareness ... to have babies before they are full term has ... some areas of the country, early elective deliveries (EEDs) ... last 20 years, EED is defined as delivery before ... linked to neonatal morbidity and mortality, and offers no ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CHEST releases new expert guidance in care of the critically ill and injured 2Health News:Sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals unique alterations involving telomerase 2Health News:Sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals unique alterations involving telomerase 3Health News:Mouse model for epilepsy, Alzheimer's gives window into the working brain 2Health News:The Mount Sinai Hospital Expands Use of Mobile Patient Satisfaction Tool 2Health News:The Mount Sinai Hospital Expands Use of Mobile Patient Satisfaction Tool 3Health News:New “Playbook” Aims to Eliminate Early Elective Deliveries in the United States 2Health News:New “Playbook” Aims to Eliminate Early Elective Deliveries in the United States 3
... window of vulnerability for developing binge eating disorder, especially ... study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel ... long-term study of 100,000 pregnant Norwegian women, the researchers ... eating disorder that began during pregnancy. The research is ...
... By furthering scientists understanding of the molecular mechanisms that ... majority of ineffective antibodies, the work may have implications ... The study was published on September 6, 2007, in ... of the effort to understand how protection against HIV ...
... to Peter B. Ajluni, D.O., American Osteopathic,Association (AOA) President, ... of,Americans without health insurance to 47 million --- as ... --- is a disturbing trend signaling,more must be done ... As lawmakers return this week from the summer recess, ...
... Sept. 6 H.E.A.R.T 911 is a,non-profit, non-sectarian ... fighters and construction trade union workers, all of,whom ... 11th attacks and,surviving family members of those who ... nation-wide to situations that arise during,natural or man-made ...
... promotes free quit-smoking services from ClearWay ... ... a,dramatic new billboard will catch the eye of motorists on Interstate ... a,giant ashtray, the billboard will call attention to QUITPLAN(R) Services,Clearway Minnesota,s ...
... Interactive Workshop Features CML Expert, Jorge Cortes, M.D., ... an,expert on leukemia, will discuss novel treatment approaches for ... CML: A,Model in Cancer Therapy. The program is scheduled ... ET. The program is being offered by The ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Pregnancy may increase the risk of developing binge eating disorder 2Health News:Scripps Research scientists shed new light on how antibodies fight HIV 2Health News:Scripps Research scientists shed new light on how antibodies fight HIV 3Health News:Retired NYPD Lieutenants William E. Keegan, Jr., Owen McCaffery and John Moran and Tom Thees, a former COO in the financial industry, announce today the formation of H.E.A.R.T (Healing Emergency Aid Response Team) 911. 2Health News:Award-winning QUITPLAN(R) Services Billboard Debuts in Rogers 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Hosts Workshop On Weighing Treatment Options For Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia 2Health News:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Hosts Workshop On Weighing Treatment Options For Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia 3
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014 InfinityQS ... and Manufacturing Intelligence , today announces Infusion ... The event will be held Oct. 9-10, 2014, ... is designed to showcase the necessity for implementing ... metrics and Manufacturing Intelligence to gain insight into ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... -- Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) will ... three best scientific presentations at the sixth ... Formulating Better Medicines for Children  conference, held ... Greece , includes dozens of poster-style scientific ... three winners will be selected by a panel ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... MENLO PARK, Calif. , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... company in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, announced ... ("Nat") Ricciardi to the Company,s newly expanded Board of ... now comprises eight directors, three of whom are independent. ... years of experience working with emerging growth companies. He ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:InfinityQS to Host Manufacturing Intelligence Conference in Chicago 2Professional Compounding Centers of America will award top poster-session winners at European Paediatric Formulation Initiative in Athens 2Asterias Biotherapeutics Appoints Two Independent Directors and Announces Completion of Series A Common Stock Distribution 2Asterias Biotherapeutics Appoints Two Independent Directors and Announces Completion of Series A Common Stock Distribution 3Asterias Biotherapeutics Appoints Two Independent Directors and Announces Completion of Series A Common Stock Distribution 4
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: