• Maximize nurse retention and reimbursement in consultation with The Truth About Nursing0

    Hospital leaders: Would you like to halt nurse turnover? Maximize reimbursements? We can help you! Leaders of The Truth About Nursing have been the forefront of the effort to transform nursing care since 2001 The Truth About Nursing has long worked to define nursing excellence for the public and to improve understanding of the profession. Now

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  • Looking at Her0

    Houston physician’s emergency center thinks nurses are super cute January 23, 2016 – Recently the Memorial Heights Emergency Center has placed at least one billboard ad in the Houston area that asks whether patients would rather be “looking at” a clock, or instead “at her,” with the “her” in question being an attractive young female

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  • Saving Lives wins two 2015 AJN Book of the Year awards!0

    January 2016 — Saving Lives: Why the Media’s Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk has won two 2015 Book of the Year awards from the American Journal of Nursing! Written by the Truth About Nursing’s Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers, the book won 2nd place awards in the History and Public Policy

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  • Counting the Dead0

    The altar of murdered men National History Day Documentary–Junior Level (Middle School) Gold Medal winner Produced by Lexie Van Den Heuvel University School of Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 14, 2012 This strong documentary examines a vital but little known achievement of the legendary Florence Nightingale:  her innovative use of health statistics to drive hospital reform. Wisconsin

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  • Well-staffed and empowered nurses save more lives on med-surg floors0

    New Penn study shows dramatically higher CPR survival rates December 2015 — The Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (University of Pennsylvania) released a study this month finding that for each extra patient assigned to a nurse, the survival rates of patients on medical-surgical (med-surg) floors who needed cardiopulmonary rescusciation (CPR) decreased by 5%.

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  • The golden ratios0

    Reports show understaffing remains a global threat May 28, 2015 – Media items from around the world in the last six months show that nursing continues to suffer from underfunding, with poor staffing a particular problem. On November 12, 2014, Daily News Egypt ran Menan Khater’s “Alexandria nurses threaten further strikes,” which reported that night-shift

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