AONL

Sep 17, 2020
Nurses have 11 more days to submit applications to the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in COVID-19 Patient Care, cosponsored by AONL and the Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Leaders (SONSIEL).
Sep 17, 2020
To help members navigate challenges related to recruiting, training, retaining and managing a qualified and engaged workforce, the American Hospital Association (AHA) released its 2021 Health Care Talent Scan.
Sep 10, 2020
Technical guidance to support effective use of antigen tests in various testing situations was updated this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The guidance summarizes the differences between diagnostic, screening, and surveillance testing and provides links to regulatory…
Sep 10, 2020
Health systems working to calculate their resource needs before a surge in COVID-19 can now avail themselves of a surge planning tool released by UCLA Health. The tool projects the numbers of inpatient beds, ICU beds and ventilators needed over a two-week period when predictions are highly accurate…
Sep 10, 2020
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched Care Compare last week, a streamlined redesign of eight existing CMS health care comparison tools. The site is intended to give patients and caregivers an easier way to access information about physicians, hospitals and health care…
Sep 10, 2020
Concerns about the spread of COVID-19 is prompting a closer examination of the Hospital at Home model of care, which makes acute care available to patients in their homes.
Sep 10, 2020
A review of methods used for proning in the intensive care unit, including the required staffing, necessary equipment, safety for caregivers and relative risks for patients, will be the subject of a webinar hosted by the American Hospital Association (AHA) Sept.16 at 1 p.m. ET.
Sep 10, 2020
A study of 83 COVID-19 patients who were proned while placed on a ventilator found 12 developed peripheral nerve injury involving one or more major joints. The injuries were severe and included loss of hand function, frozen shoulder and foot dragging.