Top Five Reasons to Participate in the Medline Pink Glove Dance Competition

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Some people walk for breast cancer.  Some people race.  We dance wearing pink gloves.  And now, you have an opportunity to join more than 200,000 clinicians, patients and communities worldwide in celebrating hope for a cure and honoring those affected by the disease – all through the joy of dancing.  This unique international movement is called the Pink Glove Dance. Videos … Read More

Challenging the Status Quo

By Kathleen BartholomewHot TopicsLeave a Comment

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The OR Nurse was adamant.  “We have a great team”, she said smiling with confidence as I made rounds to learn more about the staff.  “How do you know that?” I asked.    For a moment she looked confused, and then replied, “We just are.  The people I work with are awesome.” “But how do you know for certain that you … Read More

Pink Glove Diaries: A Place to Share Stories of Strength and Hope

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One out of every eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. If you’ve been affected by this devastating disease as a fighter, survivor, supporter or caregiver, you have a story to tell. As co-creator of the Medline Pink Glove Dance – the only breast cancer prevention campaign that’s brought together more than 200,000 healthcare professional, patients and communities to … Read More

Reducing Preventable Hospital Readmissions From SNFs [WEBINAR]

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For skilled nursing facilities, working with their partner hospitals is an important step to cutting readmissions. All be it sometimes, there is not enough communication and sharing of important information with regards to patients care which may lead to a re-hospitalization. There are important measures that you can take within your facility in order to identify, measure, and track preventable … Read More

Happy National Nurses Week!

By Martie L. MooreHot TopicsLeave a Comment

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National Nurses Week! There has never been a more critical need for nurses than now. We face a rapidly growing aging population. Our healthcare system is absorbing millions of newly insured Americans. Medical problems continue to become more and more complex. And, because nurses spend more time in direct contact with patients than physicians do, the patient experience is highly … Read More