The Geezer Thanks Nurses Everywhere: National Nurses Week 2013!

I got this message from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation with a digital thank-you card to give to nurses for National Nurses Week, which is now. I thought, “I can’t just pick a nurse or two; someone will be left out”. So I thought I’d make this post my card and give it to all […]

Team-Based Culture in Health Care–Stand by Me

I saw this item about medical schools shifting to team-based care below the fold in the March 26, 2012 issue of American Medical News. It’s an exciting new model in training health care professionals to collaborate with each other right from the start, early in training, when attitudes tend to gel. See the whole story […]

National Nurses Week May 6-12!

I wanted to pass on the message we received from the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic leadership about National Nurses Week which started on May 6, 2011 and National Hospital Week which runs from May 9-13: This year’s Nurses Week theme is “Nurses—Trusted to Care,” a reminder of how much our thousands of patients and […]