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Violin and cello strings vibrated as music reverberated throughout the hall at Lincoln Center, as NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital nursing leaders sat recently among professional musicians ready to learn about leadership from conductor Roger Nierenberg during The Music Paradigm. Read more »
Lutheran HealthCare names former CNO to new leadership position
Lutheran HealthCare has welcomed back former CNO Rosanne Raso, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, to serve in the newly created position of senior vice president and chief integration officer, according to a news release. Read more »
Nurse takes over as Good Samaritan Home Care program director
Bon Secours New York Health System has chosen Sharon Brown, BSN, RN, MA, as program director of its collaborative venture with Good Samaritan Home Care, an affiliate of Bon Secours Charity. Read more »
Health network, Seton Hall forge plans to form medical school
Hackensack (N.J.) University Health Network and Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J., announced Jan. 15 that the two institutions have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a new, four-year school of medicine. Read more »
Foundation debuts new pediatric welcome area at Sanzari Children's Hospital
The Garden of Dreams Foundation unveiled the refurbished Pediatric Outpatient Family Welcome Area in January at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at HackensackUMC. Read more »
Wound care nurses encounter varied conditions in home setting
Wounds present challenges for nurses in any setting, but in the home, clinicians also may deal with vermin, no running water, patients who cannot pay for supplies and unhealthy lifestyle choices by the patient or their caregivers. Yet nurses in the field rely on a passion to overcome all obstacles to help their patients. Read more »
Stony Brook receives national ranking for online nursing program
Stony Brook (N.Y.) University earned a spot among the country's top online graduate nursing programs in U.S. News & World Report magazine's 2015 survey. Read more »
The Valley Hospital collects Women's Choice Award
The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, N.J., has received a 2015 Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, according to a news release. Read more »
Stony Brook, Southampton affiliation agreement gets OK to move forward
Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Hospital and Southampton (N.Y.) Hospital can move forward with a proposed affiliation agreement after a unanimous vote at the State University of New York board of trustees meeting in Albany, according to a Jan. 13 news release. Read more »
Northern Westchester Hospital joins North Shore-LIJ system
Northern Westchester Hospital, Mount Kisco, N.Y., and the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced Dec. 8 that an agreement has been reached for the 233-bed hospital to join the health network. Read more »
South Nassau Communities Hospital completes meaningful use requirement
South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, N.Y, recently became one of 840 hospitals nationwide to complete the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' electronic health record incentive program attestation requirement for meaningful use stage 2. Read more »

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