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Lowering hospitals' Medicare costs proves difficult

A payment system that provides financial incentives for hospitals that reduce health-care costs for Medicare patients did not lower costs as intended, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine ...

Jul 18, 2018
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Nurse preceptors must balance teaching, patient care

(HealthDay)—Caring for deteriorating patients while precepting novice nurses requires a balancing of teaching and patient care roles, according to a study published online June 19 in the Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Jun 29, 2018
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The missing link in antimicrobial stewardship strategy

Empowering nurses to participate in antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) is the missing link in strengthening hospital-wide antimicrobial stewardship and improving patient care, according to a new study presented at ...

Jun 13, 2018
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