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Consequences For HIPPA Violations Don’t Stop When A Business Closes

From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, “The careless handling of PHI is never acceptable... covered entities and business associates need to be aware that OCR is committed to enforcing HIPAA regardless of whether a covered entity is opening its doors or closing them. HIPAA still applies.”

MedSurg Matters! Jan/Feb 2018 is Online Now

Using Transitional Care to Improve the Discharge Process in Med-Surg Setting, Nutrition to Improve Outcomes: Enteral Feeding Best Practice Updates for the Med-Surg Environment, MedSurg Matters! May/June 2017 is Online Now, and more.

AMSN Members: CRC Instructor Needed

AMSN seeks another qualified instructor to present its two-day Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course On-the-Road. Instructors receive an honorarium and reimbursement of travel expenses for each course presented.

New Addition to REAL Briefs™

Look for: "Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck: Reducing Readmissions While Providing Best Practices to Your COPD Patients," Presented by Pamela Garrett, MN, APRN, ACNS. From the 2017 Annual Convention.

Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act

The “Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act” was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives and now heads to the Senate for consideration for enactment. Please reach out to your U.S. Senators on behalf of your...

HHS Secretary Azar Holds Flu Briefing with Key HHS Leaders

Secretary Azar and the leaders present agreed to continue working together on this year’s ongoing prevention efforts and noted a number of issues on which to coordinate going forward

Latest Issue of MEDSURG Nursing

The digital edition of the January/February 2018 issue of MEDSURG Nursing is now available for viewing on your desktop, mobile device, or tablet.

Nursing Community - January 2018 Roundup

Presented is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of January 2018.

FEBRUARY is American Heart Month

American Heart Month, a federally designated event, is an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved.

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