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Recognizing Who Puts the ‘Care’ in Healthcare

By: Aster Angagaw CEO, Specialty & Canada Healthcare, Sodexo North America
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Healthcare is a hot topic – who gets it, who pays for it, who insures it. Oftentimes, though, there’s something lost in the discussion and that’s who provides our healthcare. Specifically, who are the people employed to care for others and what are the challenges they face?

In some ways, these questions, and their answers, are the most fundamental to hospital and patient outcomes.  It’s these doctors, nurses, administrators and support staff who are key to the quality of our entire healthcare system.

Launch of Third My Child Matters Nurses Award

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The Sanofi Espoir Foundation, in partnership with the SIOP (International Pediatric Oncology Society), has for the third year launched a call for projects for nurses in pediatric oncology in low- and medium-resource countries.  The aim is to reward and stimulate nurses' initiatives for projects that help fight against childhood cancer in the three areas of education, improving professional practice, and research.

Addressing Disparities in Cancer Care by Building Palliative Care Nursing Capabilities

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International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12 to recognize the important contributions made by nurses to the health care profession.  The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has been a long-time champion of partners and programs that support nurses in the delivery of health care and in their advocacy for system-wide change that improves patient care.

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International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12 to recognize the important contributions made by nurses to the health care profession.  The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has been a long-time champion of partners and programs that support nurses in the delivery of health care and in their advocacy for system-wide change that improves patient care.

Lilly Celebrates Nurses As Change Agents

By David Marbaugh
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Today’s guest blog comes from Gini Williams, director for TB projects with the International Council of Nurses. Lilly partners with ICN through the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership.

Linking domestic violence, chronic illness

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By Thomas Roberts  

Eighty-one percent of American women who say they’ve experienced domestic violence report also suffering from a chronic health condition. A panel discusses.

See video of this report from msnbc

Learn more about Verizon's Domestic Violence Prevention campaign

 

OUR APPROACH TO CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

An Ignored Risk Factor For Chronic Health Conditions: Domestic Violence

New National Survey from More Magazine and Verizon Foundation Reveals that Majority of Women Have Chronic Health Problems, With Significant Link to Domestic Violence
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New York, NY, October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ –  A groundbreaking research found that 70 percent of American women report suffering from some type of chronic health problem and that women who have experienced domestic violence are significantly more likely to suffer from a chronic health condition.  Additionally, almost half of American women (44%) have experienced a form of domestic violence at the hands of a partner, according to a new report released by More magazine in partnership

Nursing Students Lack Effective Role Models for Infection Prevention: Study

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Washington, DC, September 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - 100 percent of student nurses surveyed observed lapses in infection prevention and control practices during their clinical placements, according to a British study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

American Association of Nurse Practitioners Selects The Journal for Nurse Practitioners as Official Publication

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NEW YORK, February 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP), the leading source of information for practicing nurse practitioners (NPs), has been chosen as an official publication of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Guest Post: The Nursing Shortage Myth

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For years we’ve read that the US faces a looming shortage of nurses. Shortfalls in the hundreds of thousands of nurses are routinely predicted. These predictions have been good for nursing schools, which have used the promise of ample employment opportunities to more than double the number of nursing students over the last 10 years, according to CNN.

Sanofi Canada Presents Care Challenge Award to Quebec Nurses; New AMA Study Finds Lower Cholesterol Levels; United Healthcare Donates $30,000 for Mississippi Children - Health Minute for October 22, 2012

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Sanofi Canada has presented a Care Challenge Award for innovative practice to three Quebec nurses as part of the “Connecting Nurses” program. The program was launched by Sanofi and Connecting Nurses in partnership with four leading international nurses associations last year to honor the accomplishments of nurses from around the world. Twenty global winners were chosen for this year’s Care Challenge Awards.

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