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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
Howard Train Illustration by Leonard Peng
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Vascular specialist helps put intravenous lines, patients, and staff in a better place Howard County General Hospital’s commitment to innovation, collaboration, and safety is in its veins—and those of its patients. HCGH welcomed a vascular access specialist last year to increase the satisfaction of patients who need intravenous fluids. Loida Lacson, RN, is currently the sole
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By Steve St. Angelo Great Greeting program builds civility, accountability, and patient satisfaction Photos by Chris Hartlove | Nurse Manager Brandon Buckingham  leads a team huddle at the whiteboard. Below, a gentle knock before entering. Civility counts. It’s right there on the whiteboard as Nurse Manager Brandon Buckingham, RN, gathers his team for the 1
Howard Nurses at Howard County Hospital
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At Howard County General, a nurse-patient education plan ensures that the takeaway is a proper understanding of meds Photo by Chris Hartlove When patients are headed out the door with anywhere from one to more than a dozen new medications, it’s crucial that they understand proper usage and precautions to prevent bad reactions or even
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So much has changed in the practice of surgical nursing since Kathy Herman, RN, walked through…

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Symbiotic relationship allows ambulatory nurses to redefine role A transition as major as the enterprise-wide…

Howard Doctor assisting new mother
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Howard County Nurses Promote Breastfeeding by Jennifer Walker First-time mom Lauren Boteler was committed to…

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