Author Archives: MCN Healthcare

MCN Learning: Misinformation

Recently I came a across an article with the title “Most Nurses Say Their Hospital is Not Safe.” I could not believe this title since so many hospitals have extensive safety programs in place. I needed to read through the … Continue reading

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HHS Releases Three Proposed Rules Related to Health Reform Law

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued three proposed rules implementing provisions in the Affordable Care Act.  The rules are set to become effective in 2014.  Specifically the rules outline the following: Health insurance companies are prohibited … Continue reading

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MCN Learning – Nursing Issue: Critical Thinking

Just the other day I was having a discussion with a nurse colleague, who is a staff development trainer in a major Midwest City hospital. This educator was dismayed over the apparent lack of critical thinking skills in practicing staff … Continue reading

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