TONE Monthly
October 2017
TONE News & Updates
American Academy of Nursing
The American Academy of Nursing’s 2017 class of Academy fellows includes 173 nurse leaders, including eight from Texas. The new fellows will be honored in Washington, D.C., at the Academy’s annual policy conference Oct. 5-7.
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Intercom Inc.
Nursing Leadership
HealthLeaders Media
Limiting the number of their direct reports can help nurse managers be more effective leaders, some experts say.
Medpage Today
Effective post-acute residency programs depend on effective nurse leadership, according to an RN at Rutgers School of Nursing.
HealthLeaders Media
Chief nursing officers may experience moral distress regarding such issues as increased nurse-to-patient ratios and staff compensation, according to a new study from the Journal of Nursing Administration.
Some hospitals are coming up with creative hiring incentives for nurses, including such things as loan forgiveness and large signing bonuses.
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Practice and Patient Care
Minority Nurse
There are a number of techniques and approaches nurses can try to help boost patient compliance with a treatment plan.
No nurse should be expected to endure a workplace in which violence and bullying are common. Leaders can help by creating healthy, positive work environments.
Minority Nurse
Achieving effective work-life balance is often a matter of effective time management.
Nephrology is a growing field for nurses that can provide challenging and rewarding career opportunities.
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Public Policy
ABC News
After Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the latest bill intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care act would not go before the Senate for a vote, senators from both parties said action would continue working on ways to reform healthcare.
University of San Francisco
Members in the News
Thirteen nurses from Christus Health System in eastern Texas flew to San Antonio to assist in the care of NICU infants and others who were transferred there for treatment.
Texas Monthly
Nurses in the Texas Medical Center worked extended shifts and braved high water to care for patients during the storm.
Healthcare Industry
Fox Business
One long-term effect of Hurricane Harvey is the hit Houston hospitals might take in the coming months from uncompensated care and financially strapped residents avoiding seeking treatment.
Types of technology affecting healthcare include the use of augmented reality tools and bioelectronics.