Nurses ask hospitals to hire more, restrict mandatory overtime; hospitals cite nursing shortage.
The Michigan Nurses Association and several Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital nurses filed a lawsuit alleging the hospital has violated Michigan's public health code by refusing to act on complaints of "unsafe practice or conditions" at the hospital.
A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient settled Tuesday with Salt Lake City and the university that runs the hospital for $500,000.
Eight registered nurses staff a new hotline in Las Vegas where some minor medical calls are routed. The pilot program kicked off in July with a $300,000 budget for training and pay for nurses who work one day a week.
A video showing a Salt Lake City nurse being handcuffed for refusing to let police draw blood from an unconscious patient has gone viral and sparked a debate around police access to patients.
The University of Utah Health hospital said in a statement Friday that its nurse followed procedures and protocols in the July 26 incident when she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.
There will be an estimated shortage of 1.2 million nurses in the U.S. by 2022. But Nomad Health's CEO thinks his platform can help solve that problem.
Columbia University School of Nursing's new facility will open this fall with 12 high-tech simulation rooms, allowing nurses to practice in a range of realistic care settings before going out into the field.
The Trump administration hinted to consumer organizations last week that it may repeal an Obama-era regulation that prohibits nursing homes from requiring patients to enter binding arbitration agreements.
Pennsylvania is considering legislation that would allow nurse practitioners to practice in rural or underserved areas without the supervision of a physician.
An order requiring 53 skilled-nursing facilities to return more than $347 million in false claims would cause 183 centers to "collapse," a federal judge said.
Kindred is selling its 91 skilled-nursing homes and will implement a new strategy that relies upon preferred partnerships with other nursing home operators to ensure a smooth patient handoff..