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RNs and the Future of Primary Care: One Student’s Reflections

Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Harmon, nursing student at Thomas Jefferson University, on preparing registered nurses for enhanced roles in primary care

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New Discussion Papers from the National Academy of Medicine

Washington, DC

Guided by an 18-member steering committee, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has called on more than 100 leading researchers, scientists, and policy makers from across the United States to provide expert guidance on 19 priority focus areas for U.S. health policy. The resulting collection of discussion papers released today is organized around three overarching goals for the United States: better health and well-being; high-value health care; and strong science and technology.

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Assessing Progress on the IOM Report The Future of Nursing

Washington, DC

The resulting report, Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report The Future of Nursing, offers recommendations that provide a blueprint for the Campaign and other stakeholders to accelerate implementation of The Future of Nursing recommendations.

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How can we translate the Macy Conference vision for a continuously learning system into reality?

Boston, MA

The recent Macy Conference proceedings from April 2015 provide a “vision for a continuously learning health system.” What does this mean when translated to our education and training infrastructure?

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