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By Steve St. Angelo As summer ends, Paula M. Neira, RN, a U.S. Naval Academy grad, Desert Storm veteran, nurse, attorney, and civil rights activist, is ready to reflect on a season that brought a measure of peace and great pride to her life and to talk about her “faith in our country and our
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By Stephanie Shapiro Hospital President Jacky Schultz is, before all else, a nurse When Jacky Schultz, MSN, RN, became chief operating officer of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, she continued to wear her nursing badge, prompting a colleague to ask, “Will you be taken seriously if you  have that there?” The question offended Schultz, who
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By Innocent Atukunda and Alisha Horowitz Nurse-midwife Christine Apio and her nurse assistant, Doreen Aguti, would be put to the test when they delivered unexpected triplets—none of them was breathing. Such a scenario would be daunting enough in the best-equipped health facilities, but even more so in their small health clinic in Eastern Uganda. When
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By Jennifer L.W. Fink App for head and neck patients makes it easier for them to help themselves There has to be a better way. That’s the thinking that led to the development of an innovative new smartphone app designed to help head and neck cancer patients effectively manage their care. As a nurse in
All Children's Left to right, Cherilyn Ashlock, R.N., Magnet Manager and Kentlee Battick, R.N, Clinical Nurse Leader, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
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Nurses were among the crowd of 700 employees, Johns Hopkins Medicine leaders, local officials, and community members gathered outside All Children’s Hospital on a sunny April morning to celebrate its 90th anniversary and its new name: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH). The name reflects the hospital’s role as an academic medical center within Johns
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Tim Kelly Awards celebrate achievements on early patient mobility Lower the drawbridge and let the fanfare ring out: It’s time for a coronation at Howard County General Hospital. The Intensive Care Unit, a group led by Clinical Nurse IV Ellen Merrill, RN, earned Tim Kelly Awards this year both for great strides on patient mobility
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By Stephanie Shapiro Photo by Chris Hartlove Deborah Baker makes good on her Hopkins education and a pledge to improve care and safety The new senior vice president for nursing for the Johns Hopkins Health System doesn’t have to make herself at home. Deborah Baker, DNP, CRNP, is home. After Baker earned her bachelor’s degree
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In 2016, Dr. Karen Haller, esteemed vice president for nursing and patient care services and chief nursing officer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital for 17 years, assumed a new role as the vice president for nursing and clinical affairs for Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Dr. Haller’s greatest legacy is her commitment to and advancement of
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A strong midwifery workforce depends on strong leadership. To help prepare the next generation of leaders, Jhpiego, the International Confederation of Midwives, World Health Organization, United Nations Population Fund, and others brought together 33 young midwives from 32 countries to participate in a leadership symposium. The midwives met in Copenhagen in May for three days
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By Stephanie Shapiro Innovation Hub offers a safe space to ponder and improve patient care At Sibley Memorial Hospital, it has been routine to present newly diagnosed breast cancer patients with piles of information about the disease, treatment options, self-care, recovery, surgical reconstruction, and other related materials. Although Jennie Tarica, MSN, RN, Sibley’s breast cancer
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