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Nursing Podcast Series

Season One of “At the Core of Care”

The first season of the At the Core of Care podcast series is available NOW. At the Core of Care highlights the consumer experience of patients, families, and communities and the creative efforts of nurses and other partners to better meet their health and healthcare needs through diversity, leadership, and practice innovation. The stories are based in Pennsylvania but tell a much bigger story about important trends shaping health and health care across America.

We’ve made all the episodes in our first season available immediately. Subscribe, binge, and rate today!

Season One:
Episode 1: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
Episode 2: Breastfeeding Support at the Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership
Episode 3: The Fight for Full Practice Authority in Pennsylvania
Episode 4: Pediatric Home Care for Medically Complex Children

Funding for this project is provided by AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as part of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Innovations Fund.

Listen here: https://www.paactioncoalition.org/about/podcast.html?utm_source=National+Nurse-Led+Care+Consortium+Newsletters&utm_campaign=49e2e4259c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_24_06_55_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_721b3e8b5d-49e2e4259c-558600861

Technical Assistance For Hospitals Applying to the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model

Technical Assistance for Hospitals Applying to the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model—a CMMI-Sponsored Rural Hospital Global Budget Model – Rural hospitals, interested in participating in the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, participated in a rapid cycle process to develop plans to transition from being volume-oriented to focusing on community health, facilitated by a global budget. This brief summarizes Rural Health Value’s process to facilitate hospital development of a transition plan for those considering developing or participating in a global budget or other transformation models for rural hospitals.

See document here.

Good Oral Health a Positive Part of the Ageing Process

The world’s population is ageing, and experts predict that by 2050, 25% of the world’s population – 2 billion people – will be over 60 years old. A fifth of these – 400 million – will be over 80 years old. Epidemiological studies show that older persons are particularly affected by poor oral health, with negative consequences on their general health. Oral conditions such as dental caries, periodontal disease, tooth loss, dry mouth or oral cancer affect their chewing function and nutritional intake, as well as their ability to interact socially.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Awards $9 Million to Develop New Models to Improve Obstetrics Care in Rural Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded nearly $9 million to launch the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program. Recipients from three states, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas, will receive up to $600,000 in a planning year and up to $800,000 in three implementation years to pilot, test, and develop models that improve access to and continuity of maternal obstetrics care in rural communities. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Awards $9 Million to Develop New Models to Improve Obstetrics Care in Rural Communities”