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"As more states pass legislation granting nurse practitioners full practice authority, and as more opportunities emerge to capitalize on our skilled and rapidly growing workforce, look for nurse practitioners to dramatically change our care delivery system for the better in the next 50 years," wrote AANP President Dr. Joyce Knestrick. #NPsLead
#PSI2017 Attending the PSI World Congress in Geneva
congress.world-psi.org It has come to our attention that affiliates have been receiving fake e-mails. Please note that official PSI e-mails end with the @world-psi.org domain.
This from the guy that doesn't pay a living wage, cut hours to avoid having to offer workers healthcare, who lives in a gigantic mansion and whose stores have been forced to pay out millions to workers due to wage theft!? #FightFor15
cnn.com Contaminated water. Infections. And still no power on a majority of the island. Three weeks to the day after a devastating hurricane, Puerto Ricans face crises on multiple fronts.
President Trump has signed an executive order on health care which experts say could leave behind many older and sicker Americans and negatively affect essential benefits.
President Trump's order may increase the availability of cheap, short-term insurance plans by allowing purchases across state lines through large group association plans. Experts are concerned this will increase costs for many and negatively impact coverage as association plans can offer lower-quality insurance that may lack coverage for services like the ten essential health benefits, which include pregnancy and newborn care, hospitalization, mental health and substance abuse services and rehabilitation.
medium.com First it was Harvey, then Irma, then Maria. The Texas Gulf Coast, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have been hit hard by…
Salem County deserves to have a community hospital run by an operator who will put the healthcare needs of this community before the profits of its corporate investors. It's time to put the funds back into our hospital, to protect the interests of patients.
Today, health care opponents submitted enough petition signatures to put Referendum 301 on the ballot and jeopardize health care for hundreds of thousands of Oregonians. Now we’re asking you to stand together with us and pledge to vote YES on Referendum 301 to protect Oregon families.
Without your support, thousands of patients are at risk of losing their health care or seeing their premiums increase.
Follow this link to learn more, get involved and add your name to vote YES on Referendum 301: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/pledge-to-vote-yes-on-referendum-301
Union members are doing good work!
politico.com The restraining order issued Friday is unusual. It was granted at a hearing where Project Veritas’ attorneys were not present.
The latest from Hedge Clippers: In their legal filings with the government, when American corporations are required to tell the truth to their investors about the Trump administration, they are overwhelmingly negative and skeptical.
hedgeclippers.org Corporate America to SEC: Trump is Bad for Business Since Donald Trump came down the golden staircase inside Trump Tower to announce his candidacy on June
desmoinesregister.com Of the 1,291 eligible voters, 1,101 voted in favor of maintaining their union's bargaining unit while 27 voted to dissolve them.
James O'Keefe's discredited organization Veritas attempts to disrupt unions.
theintercept.com A lawsuit accused the infamous Project Veritas of infiltrating a union and illegally gathering proprietary information.
Exhibit A why special interests wanted the GOP to steal a Supreme Court seat. http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-court-unions-20170928-story.html
ktvz.com The Oregon Health Authority uncovered hundreds of staffing violations at St. Charles Bend during a months-long investigation this summer, according to a recent report by the OHA’s Office of Health Care and Quality Improvement released Thursday by the Oregon Nurses Association
pedagogyeducation.com Why Teaching Nurses to Be Assertive for Patients AND Themselves is Essential for Safe Care and Cultures
billingsgazette.com The Montana Supreme Court’s order to revise a bathroom initiative’s language provides good information for voters.
thehill.com Sen. John McCain’s decision is in line with his steady calls for bipartisanship and regular order.
mtpeoplesvoice.com A new report from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) reveals that the latest version of the Republican’s toxic health care agenda, Graham-Cassidy-Heller, would slash funding for Med…
Attend a Rally to oppose Graham-Cassidy bill, Tomorrow, Friday, Sept 22nd, 11:00am on the steps of City Hall in Newark. 920 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102. Tell U.S. Representatives to Protect Healthcare Coverage for Millions of Americans.
Former State Senator Sue Bartlett takes an opportunity in her obituary (read to end) to lend support to the nurses in Helena, who just successfully reached a difficult agreement that includes a much-needed raise. Her life's work of lifting people up remained constant even after her passing. Our deepest appreciation and sympathy goes to Sue and her husband Gene Fenderson. We're humbled that caring for nurses was a part of her final thoughts.
oregonlive.com No one should expect to be abused at work. And no one should accept a culture of silence that allows attacks and abuse of caregivers to continue unchecked.
huffingtonpost.com We have to do more to protect the people who care for us.