Tag Archives: Patient

Sutter nurses strike

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Sutter nurses strike Oakland, Calif.—Sutter Healthcare nurses were joined by sympathizing Kaiser nurses for a rally outside Summit Medical Center on Sept. 22. Sut­ter nurses called the one-day strike because of … Continue reading

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Illinois ‘care’ a disaster

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Illinois ‘care’ a disaster Chicago–The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services on May 1 implemented a five-year pilot program and the state’s first Integrated Care Program for older adults and … Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: ER certainties: death and co-pays

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks: ER certainties: death and co-pays by Htun Lin A patient shows up in the emergency room, expecting care, and wanting to be seen by a doctor. But the gulf … Continue reading

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Nurses demand safety

From the March-April issue of News & Letters: Nurses demand safety Editor’s note: On Jan. 19, after months of inaction regarding the murder of Donna Gross at Napa State Hospital (see “Losing nurses and patients for profit,” Jan.-Feb. N&L), the … Continue reading

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