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A Day to Recognize and Honor the Vital Role of Nurses

By Judy Murphy, Chief Nursing Officer for IBM Global Healthcare
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Compassionate care is a big part of what we do as nurses. Our job has always been to help both patients and their families. We listen to questions and concerns, explain details of treatments and procedures, and lend support in many other ways. We have extensive skill sets in the health sciences, as well as coordination and organization skills that we use to help others.

Aramark Salutes America’s Healthcare Heroes

Aramark Honors Doctors, Nurses and Healthcare Professionals with Donation to American Red Cross
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As the country continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Aramark salutes the strength and courage of frontline medical professionals. In recognition of their tireless efforts and in celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and National Hospital Week (May 10-16), Aramark has made a donation to the American Red Cross Coronavirus Outbreak Fund in their honor.

12 Resources for Nurses on the Frontlines of COVID-19

by Lynda Benton, Senior Director, Global Corporate Equity, Johnson & Johnson Nursing & HCP Strategy
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Over the past few weeks, I’ve heard from nurses and leaders of national nurses organizations about the critical challenges nurses and other health workers on the frontlines of COVID-19 are facing, such as a dwindling inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE), a need for proper PPE training, concerns over nurse burnout and uncertainty about the nature of this virus. They’ve also expressed the need for credible, easy-to-access resources that can help equip nurses to overcome these challenges. 

Local Mohawk Industries Team Makes Gowns Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Dorothy Sherman
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DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) – They’re a team filling a void amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“These ladies and the guys, they’re used to sewing and putting things together, but there’s no project that they can’t do. We’ve tackled many things, but this is one of the things that we’re the most proud of,” Mohawk Sewing Department Manager Darlene Pasley said.

At the Mohawk facility on Antioch Road they normally manufacture bath mats and residential carpet, but now they’re taking on a new focus: making gowns for doctors and nurses.

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

 

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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

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