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Joined Mar 14, '04 - from 'California, USA'. herring_RN is a registered nurse. She has '>40 years' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Critical care, tele, Medical-Surgical'. Posts: 13,121 (70% Liked) Likes: 23,102

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  1. It IS illegal. For acute care hospitals that admit Medicare and/or Medicaid patients the MUST abide by CMS requirements....
    7:42 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Your Daddy knows. Thank you for advocating for your father. And now for your patients. Here was my Dad with my son. My...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. sirI and Esme: Thank you! We are blessed to have had the love of a father. We are also blessed to be nurses. Our work is...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. My Daddy was a jazz and classical musician and public school music teacher. He also worked as a studio musician. Because...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. Kaiser RNs Begin Voting on New 3-Year Agreement 1/20/15 ... As the largest RN contract in the U.S., this agreement is...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  6. There is so much evidence that safe staffing saves lives and is cost effective. Hospital management all too often refuses...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Brigham Shooting Sheds New Light on Hospital Violence Legislation Brigham and Women's Hospital staff were relatively...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Here are links to research concluding that safe staffing improves outcomes and is cost effective. RATIOS: Evaluation |...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Not easy, but worthwhile, in my opinion. Thousands of nurses attend meetings, CE classes, and demonstrations. Hundreds are...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. For now you are probably correct. I think now is the time for nurses to learn as much as possible about ratios and begin...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. 18,000 RNs gain 'stronger patient care voice' at Kaiser hospitals, union leaders say 1/17/15 ... The agreement...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. Sorry, I missed the word hybrid. Single payer wouldn't include Blue Cross/Shield, or other payers. Single does not mean more...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. From your article it is also clear that one man, who campaigned on implementing single payer decided he would not. What he...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Saturday, January 10, 2015 What Happened in Vermont: Implications of the Pullback from Single Payer Gov....
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. A couple years ago my husband had a hernia repair. There was a 14 week wait because the surgeon only operates on one day of...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Socialized medicine is a system in which doctors, nurses and others work for and are paid by the government. Hospitals are...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Your hospital is in violation of California law unless they provide a competent RN to take report and take over your...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  18. Please let me explain my posts. Here is the research:
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Billing and insurance-related administrative costs in United States health care: synthesis of micro-costing evidence A...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Last summer, with Obamacare's initial troubles fading from view, The New Republic's Brian Beutler noted that certain...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics

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