CNO-CFO collaboration for safe nurse staffing

Steps for building a partnership. Takeaways: Collaboration between chief nursing and finance officers builds trust and is essential to address the challenges of balancing the resources needed to…

Finance: It’s not a dirty word

Your chief nursing officer stops you in the hall. To your surprise, she asks, “Jen, why don’t you apply for that charge nurse position that’s opening up on…

Five credit card traps that can sink you

Anyone who uses credit cards (and who doesn’t) should read this article to learn about universal default and other credit pitfalls that can endager your financial future.
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Funding the future of nursing

What do ANA members Pamela Mitchell, Elaine Larson, Ann Rogers, and Dorothy Brooten have in common? Early in their careers, each received a research grant from the American…

Headlines from the Hill Dollars and…sense?

As Congress nears the "fiscal cliff" and the so-called sequester with its across-the-board spending cuts, ANA will continue to advocate for funding of programs important to nurses.

Healthy and wise

A coalition of medical societies has joined together to put the brakes on healthcare overuse and excesses.

Introducing new ANA member benefits

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is offering these new member benefits as a part of its personal benefits program. ANA has carefully screened partners who are committed to…

Issues up close

ANA and nursing organizations work to demonstrate RN’s economic value.

Issues up close

ANA has joined the Partnership for Patients to improve patient safety.

Simple steps to improve your retirement readiness

PERHAPS, like many nurses, you’ve become quite business savvy over the past few years. Increasing numbers of nurses are responsible for creating unit budgets, forecasting expenses, and calculating cost effectiveness. Yet…

Study: Cost analysis of ACL reconstruction surgery

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is less costly and more effective than rehabilitation, according to a cost-utility analysis published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Long-term…

The high cost of medical errors

According to “The Economic Measurement of Medical Errors,” medical errors cost the US $19.5 billion in 2008. Read more here.

When cost-cutting ‘rules’ cost patients

Thom Newsom, MSN, RN,* was not given to hyperbole, but in all honesty, this situation was crazy. His next-door neighbor, Mary Bremant, a 63-year-old woman, complained of acute…

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