Nursing home overhaul bill would boost staffing & oversight.

Washington AP — By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press Responding to the ravages of COVID-19 in nursing homes, senior Democratic senators Tuesday introduced legislation to increase nurse staffing, improve infection control and bolster inspections. The bill, from a group led by Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, is part of a broader overhaul of long-term care just getting started. Separately, President Joe Biden is seeking $400 billion to expand home and communit...

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Self-care and Spiritual Wellness Are Vital for Cancer Patients

by:Scott Sanders Image Via Over 600,000 people in the United States died from cancer in 2017, according to the National Cancer Institute. And 1,688,780 new cases were documented the same year. That makes cancer the second-most prevalent medical ailment in the country, after only heart disease. Perhaps most startlingly, the percentage of deaths of people with cancer is 22.5 percent. Practically, the same number for heart disease at 23.4 percent. To properly diagnos...

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Top Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing

If you are considering travel nursing there is much to consider before signing your first contract. Here are a few of the big pros and cons we have put together for you to consider. PROs Make More $$$ Starting off with the number one reason people get interested in travel nursing… MONEY! Travel nurses fill positions in hospitals that are difficult to fill with permanent staff and because of this they are willing to pay more for you to come work for them. Typically travel nurses make up to ...

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First Year Interns and You

By: Jonah Adventure Murse Blog July is the time when new residents start in hospital across the country. There is a general belief that this is the worst time to be in a teaching hospital. While there is not too much evidence on that fact, there are some things nurses need to watch out for. Nurses are every Physician's double check. Many mistakes are caught by nurses before they ever reach patients. When in doubt, speak up! Here are Adventure Murse's top 5 tips for surviving July. 1. Introduce y...

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The Best Travel Nursing Companies of 2018

Voyage has moved up in Ranking! There are over 340 U.S. travel nurse companies, Voyage is honored to be ranked #19 by We are proud to be featured alongside so many inspiring companies on BluePipes Best Travel Nursing Companies of 2018. At Voyage, we believe nothing is more important than our people. We are an Ohana – the Hawaiian word for family – that includes our caregivers, employees, partners, and communities. We inspire each other and the industry through our value...

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