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Safe Staffing Legislation

Safe Staffing Legislation

It is common knowledge within the healthcare industry that poor nurse to patient ratios have been linked with higher mortality and readmission rates — not to mention higher instances of nurse burnout. But the chorus of voices suggesting that safe staffing be addressed through legislation continues to grow.…

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NATHO Statement on MTV's

NATHO Statement on MTV's

NATHO has recently received various communications from nurses, agencies, and facilities regarding MTV’s soon-to-premiere program “Scrubbing In.” Due to the volume of feedback and commentary we've received, we feel it necessary to comment on the upcoming reality show, which depicts the lives of travel nurses both on and off the job.…

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A Looming U.S. Doctor Shortage

A Looming U.S. Doctor Shortage

When the Affordable Care Act’s insurance mandate takes effect in 2014, some 30 million newly covered patients—people generally treated in emergency rooms now—will be shopping for doctors.…

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