University of Illinois Hospital and the Illinois Nurses Association Agree on COVID-19 Pay

The University of Illinois Hospital and the Illinois Nurses Association agreed on a schedule of enhanced compensation for nurses working during the COVID-19 pandemic. This agreement makes the hospital, which is part of the University of Illinois at Chicago, the first and only in the state, and one of the few nationally, to announce differential pay for care providers with COVID-19 responsibilities.

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Repeated novel coronavirus media exposure may be linked to psychological distress

Irvine, Calif., March 23, 2020 – While government officials and news organizations work to communicate critical risk assessments and recommendations to the public during a health crisis such as the new coronavirus pandemic, a related threat may be emerging, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine: psychological distress resulting from repeated media exposure to the crisis.

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Research reveals best hospital-based methods for reducing readmission rates

Research led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York has revealed the most effective hospital-based methods for reducing readmission rates.

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Two from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Will Join Sigma’s Researcher Hall of Fame

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty members Jason Farley, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, and Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, have been selected for induction in the Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The honor signifies their lifetime achievements in nursing, contributions to research, and mentoring of future nurse researchers.

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Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge Intensive Care Unit Receives the Critical Care Nurses Silver Beacon Award for Excellence

Jane O’Rourke, chief nursing officer, Raritan Bay Medical Center gathers with ICU nurses in celebration of receiving the Silver Beacon Award of Excellence. In addition, it’s the first hospital in the central and southern market to achieve this award.

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