Rare Diseases Add to Health Care Spending

Rare Diseases Add to Health Care Spending In recent years there has been increasing concerns over the spending of prescription drugs to treat rare diseases and their increasing cost. An analysis posted last month in the journal Health Affairs examined the spending, historically and prospectively, from 2007-2018 and found that drug spending has remained relatively stable

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The U.S. Is Running Out of Nurses

The country has experienced nursing shortages for decades, but an aging population means the problem is about to get much worse. Updated at 4:00 p.m. EST on February 12, 2016, The Atlantic Five years ago, my mother was rushed to the hospital for an aneurysm. For the next two weeks, my family and I sat

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Ensure Safe Medication Administration

We need your help to stop #BakersBadMedicine! Please use MNA’s automated system below to send email testimony to the Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN). The BORN and Gov. Charlie Baker have proposed nursing regulation changes that could open the door to unlicensed people administering medication in all settings, including intensive care units, acute care hospitals

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20 Cute and Original Gifts for Nurses

  Whether you are shopping for your best friend, manager, or classmate, finding the best gifts for nurses doesn’t have to be hard. Sure you could go with something generic, but most nurses appreciate gifts that honor their chosen profession. Look for items that are cute, original, and classy that are sure to touch a

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Should I quit my nursing job?

Should I quit my nursing job? Dear Nurses, Should I quit my nursing job? The decision to quit one’s job is never easy and nurses are often filled with anxiety, uncertainty, and a deep sense of unhappiness and lack of fulfillment in their job when they are contemplating whether or not to leave their job. I’m writing

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