March 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2007, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents updates on issues related to medical care in the U.S. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced a new program to build a database of best practices for hospitals to retain experienced nurses. Texas Governor Rick Perry proposed a $56.8 million initiative to improve nurse recruitment and retention in the state. The Institute of Medicine will undertake a 15-month study to characterize the optimal health care workforce for an aging society.


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