Archive for April 2012

Four-Year Degree Becoming A Must for Nursing Candidates

April 23, 2012

The health care sector has been one of the better segments of the nation’s slowly improving employment picture. Nevertheless, nursing student Corynth Torres is bracing for what could be a long job hunt. "Honestly, I don’t expect it to be easy," said Torres, who is scheduled to graduate from Bergen Community … More

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Program Helps Cut Emergency-Room Visits

April 10, 2012

A pilot program launched a year ago by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has led to lower use of high-cost services such as emergency room visits and hospital admissions, according to a company study scheduled to be released today. The program operated by the state’s biggest health insurer … More

Future of Nursing campaign names new state coalitions

April 3, 2012

Twelve new state-based collaborations have been named "action coalitions" by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative to ensure that all Americans have access to high-quality, patient-centered healthcare, with nurses contributing to the full extent of their capabilities. Action coalitions work with the campaign to implement the recommendations of … More