Navigation Links
Ways nursing can advance health care improvements: IOM to hold briefing on Oct. 5
Date:9/16/2010

Since its inception in July 2009, the Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine has worked to develop a blueprint for using nurse-led models of innovation to improve the health care system.

The committee, led by former Health and Human Services Secretary and University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala and Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles Linda Burnes Bolton, organized a number of technical workshops and public forums to discuss key issues that serve as the basis for its recommendations, which will be presented at a public briefing. These address a range of system changes, including innovative ways to improve health care quality and address the health care work force shortage that continues to threaten the availability and quality of care in the United States.

WHAT: A public briefing to discuss recommendations in the new report by the IOM committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine. The recommendations will serve as the blueprint for expanding access, improving quality, and reducing cost in the American health care system.

WHO:

    DONNA E. SHALALA, PH.D., Committee Chair
    LINDA BURNES BOLTON, DR.P.H., R.N., FAAN, Committee Vice Chair
    HARVEY V. FINEBERG, M.D., M.P.P., PH.D., President, Institute of Medicine
    RISA LAVIZZO-MOUREY, M.D., M.B.A., President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    ADDITIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS

WHEN: 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 5

WHERE: National Press Club
Holeman Lounge
529 14th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.

RSVP: Christine Stencel, Senior Media Relations Officer, Institute of Medicine, tel. 202-334-2138, e-mail news@nas.edu. Advance copies of the report will be available to reporters only beginning at 10 a.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 4. The report is embargoed and not for public release before 12:01 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 5. Reporters should contact Christine Stencel to request an embargoed copy.

A LIVE AUDIO WEBCAST OF THE BRIEFING WILL BE AVAILABLE. REGISTRATION FOR THE BRIEFING AND WEBCAST ARE ONLINE

MEDIA MAY PARTICIPATE VIA TELEBRIEFING; FOR DIAL-IN INFORMATION, E-MAIL GHARRISON@GYMR.COM

FOLLOW THE BRIEFING LIVE ON TWITTER AT HTTP://TWITTER.COM/FUTUREOFNURSING


'/>"/>

Contact: Christine Stencel
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Salaries, demand and career opportunities contribute to global nursing faculty migration
2. UofL student wins national minority nursing scholarship
3. UTHealth School of Nursing to host conference on aging and abuse
4. College of Nursing awarded grant for nursing leadership in rural and underserved areas
5. Greater obesity in offspring of nursing mothers consuming a high-fat diet
6. Study: Medicare policy may account for growing length of hospice stays in nursing homes
7. Hospice Education Network (HEN) and the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) announce online Geriatric Palliative Care Curriculum
8. National Nursing Centers Consortium Responds to New Federal Investment in Nurse-Managed Health Clinics
9. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla First in San Diego to Achieve Magnet Nursing Re-designation
10. Videoconferencing with family members enriches the lives of nursing home residents
11. BVNPT Accreditation of Vocational Nursing programs in Modesto and Fresno Campuses
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole ... enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese ... PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... FL (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial ... Plant City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the ... closing for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary ... Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. ... Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was ... his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” ... He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going to kill ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair Minimum Wage’ ... 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as the median ... floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The company is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Collagen Matrix, ... design, development and manufacturing of collagen and mineral ... announced today that Bill Messer has ... Marketing to further leverage the growing portfolio of ... devices. Bill joins the Collagen Matrix ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 ... Markets has announced the addition of the " ... offering. This ... and provides an updated review, including its applications in ... the total market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... BEIJING , June 24, 2016 Dehaier ... or the "Company"), which develops, markets and sells medical ... China , signed a strategic cooperation agreement with ... as "Hongyuan Supply Chain") on June 20, 2016, to ... Under the strategic cooperation agreement, Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: