EMS: A Critical Partner in Successful Community Disaster Planning and Response - Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel serve on the front lines of health, providing lifesaving services not only during everyday emergencies but also during a wide range of natural and man-made disasters.
On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, starting at 10 am ET, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee will host a hearing on the Health Care Workforce: Addressing Shortages and Improving Care. They will discuss the Title VII and Title VIII reauthorizations bills under consideration. Watch the hearing live on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, starting at 10 am ET!
The 1999 Institute of Medicine To Err Is Human report drew national attention to the problem of preventable harm in medicine and led to the creation of the modern patient safety field. Measuring patient safety is a complex and evolving field, and achieving accurate and reliable measurement strategies remains a challenge for the safety field.
AMSN.org Commentary on a Severe Nursing Shortage - The hot-button topic of the nursing shortage took center stage on April 30 when CNN published an article by Parija Kavilanz, “Nursing Schools Are Rejecting Thousands of Applicants – In the Middle of a Nursing Shortage.” Sadly, the CNN article is true...