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Senate GOP effort to unwind the ACA collapses...

The latest Republican effort to unwind the Affordable Care Act collapsed Monday as a...

Researchers studying 1m people to end cookie-cutter healthcare

U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an...

FDA conducts major global operation to protect consumers...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement...

Study shows treating cartilage grafts before biologic joint...

Biologic joint restoration using donor tissue instead of traditional metal and plastic may be...

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., issues statement on...

The FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D issued a statement about the efforts the U.S....

Mercy Hosts global experts working on advancements in...

Global experts from health systems, industry, government, business and academia will gather in St....

NQF issues reports on interoperability, telehealth

In new reports on telehealth and the interoperability of electronic health information, committees of...

It’s been one year since the world took...

This week marks one year since world leaders met at the United Nations General Assembly in...

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Measuring the true value of flooring for healthcare.


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See how nora flooring brought patient, staff satisfaction to expansion at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Two years ago, Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children completed a bold expansion that included over 200,000 square feet of nora flooring. Now it’s time to take a look at the long-term impact of nora floors—from a 30% increase in patient satisfaction to 75% increase in labor efficiency. See post-occupancy evaluation (POE) data and take a closer look at the ways nora has improved outcomes for Nemours.

HPN product picks

October 2017 Product Picks

Cloud-based, data-driven cleaning system Tork EasyCube is a cloud-based service that collects real-time data from connected devices. Displayed in an easy-to-use web application, precise information...

inside the current issue - October 2017

Should Supply Chain be taking care of business?

How does a Supply Chain leader know if his or her operation is ready for a revenue-generating enterprise and when to take a leap of faith?

Making Supply Chain’s business case for generating revenue

Supply Chain experts share how to shape financial and operational pitches that sell.

Supply Chain’s Great Reawakening?

Supply Chain leaders show how to pursue risky revenue-generating ventures and succeed.
 

Get more mileage with a hybrid OR

Facilities that succeed in attracting top surgical staff and top patient satisfaction scores know the value of a top-shelf surgical suite.

State-of-the-art surgical suite storage

When a facility upgrades its surgical suite(s), the remodeling plans should also include smart storage designed specifically for protecting surgical supplies and instrumentation. Ian...

An enlightened approach to UVC

Hospitals are installing UVC ceiling fixtures in the operating room for continuous disinfection during and after surgical procedures.

Getting a handle on instrument storage

There is no shortage of options when it comes to keeping instruments protected and free of contaminates during storage and transport.

Loaner tray solutions

The CS/SPD at Eisenhower Army Medical Center grapples with instruments storage and tight quarters.

Tennessee Central Service technician law FAQ

Josephine Colacci, Esq., Government Affairs Director for IAHCSMM address FAQ’s about the new Tennessee Central Service technician law.

Washer testing; washer disinfector inspections

Ray offers advice on proper washer testing and disinfector inspections to sterile processing professionals.
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The October CE is here: What’s new in AAMI ST79:2017?
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The HPN October issue is here!
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- Surgical suite makeover tips
- Instrument storage
- Credentialing/security compliance
- Stepping up hand hygiene
- New continuing education credits for CS pros
- Supply chain biz ventures
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Fast Stats

October 2017

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There will be more registered nurse jobs available through 2022 than any other profession.

100,000

new registered nurse jobs per year are available currently.

500,000

seasoned RNs are anticipated to retire by 2022.

53%

of working nurses are over age 50.

1.1 million

new RNs are needed for expansion and replacement of retirees to avoid a nursing shortage.

10

states are projected to account for half of the job growth (CA, FL, IL, MA, MI, NC, NY, OH, PA,TX).

47%

of nurses living in urban areas have a bachelor’s degree; 11% have a master’s or doctoral degree.

34%

of nurses living in rural areas have a bachelor’s degree; 7% have a master’s or doctoral degree.

172,000

graduates took the nursing exam (NCLEX) annually between 2001 and 2013, when annual Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act funding increased.

Source: American Nurses Association.