From the medical front: Letting go
- Health care in brief. Liyakasa, Kelly // Westchester County Business Journal;3/15/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p22
The article offers news briefs related to health care in New York, including the retention of MMS Medical Supply Co. as prime vendor of St. Barnabas Hospital, the awarding of assisted living residence (ALR) licensure to Willow Towers by the Department of Health and the search for registered and...
- Inserting an NG tube. Dulak, Sally Beattie; Metules, Terri // RN;Jun2006, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p24ac1
The article offers a guide on inserting a nasogastric (NG) tube that will help nurses perform the procedure safely and confidently. Obtain the appropriate NG tube and gather all the equipment at the bedside. The patient must hold his head straight up and the tube must be inserted along the floor...
- WEB SIGHTS. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep2002, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p23
Presents web sites about health care financial management in the United States. Medicare's payment rates for durable medical equipment and supplies; Health care crisis; Staff nurse satisfaction.
- I'm too nice to my patients. Selby, Mary // GP: General Practitioner;11/19/2004, p66
The article reports on the modern NHS, patients' wants, which are beginning to outweigh their needs. The nice drug company people have been going through our asthma register recently to try to get the non-attenders to come in for an annual review. This is a service they've been providing in many...
- Salts Healthcare. // British Journal of Community Nursing;Dec2005, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p580
The article presents information about Salts Healthcare's new Confidence Comfort Drainable Range. It was designed with the help of more that 80 ileostomists and stoma care nurses. It incorporates a hydrocolloid wafer that is gentle on even the most sensitive skin.
- Getting the most from a distributor. Olde, Michael // Healthcare Purchasing News;Mar2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p78
The article discusses the factors considered by hospitals and nursing homes in choosing distributors of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. The importance of the depth of product offerings to health facilities is addressed. The flexible delivery capabilities of distributors is described. The...
- LAST LAUGH. // Medical Economics;11/2/2007, Vol. 84 Issue 21, p82
The article presents satirical cartoons related to the medical care profession, including a supplier of prescription drugs, a physician and patient relationship, and a nurse role in the hospital.
- Revisioning the Nursing Shortage: A Call to Caring for Healing the Healthcare System. Quinn, Janet F. // Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2002, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p3
Examines the effect of nursing shortage on the quality of care facing the healthcare system in the U.S. Ecological model of resource conservation; Creation of habitats for healing; Reemergence of the caring and healing environment necessary for attracting and keeping more nurses.
- Reply. Quinn, Janet F. // Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2002, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p41
Responds to comments made on the author's article about nursing shortage. Nurse's environment in magnet hospitals; Use of traditional business models; Loss of focus on the caring, healing and meaning dimensions of healthcare delivery.