Nursing News

Nurses Prefer Working in Urban Areas

A warning was given by a Mississippi state rural health authority and demographer that a smaller number of nursing students who will come back to parts of the state that are not heavily populated can greatly affect health care. Associate research professor Ronald Cossman of the university’s Social Science Research Center stated that a survey […]

Northeastern Wisconsin Not Hardly Hit by Nursing Shortage

Wisconsin is currently experiencing a hold on shortages in nursing due to the recession as well as the ongoing economic difficulties, but it is something that is expected not to last. For the time being, there appears to be stability in Northeaster Wisconsin between the nursing graduates and jobs that are available. Apparently, 95% placement […]

Cost of Family Health Insurance Rose to 9%

According to a recent survey made by Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research and Education Trust, families across the America have paid a higher amount of money on health coverage aside from the health insurance fee their employers require. In summary, approximately 9% of the annual premium fee was calculated. In figures, a worker […]

Strep Outbreak at Montco Nursing Home

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the weekly report that they have published, stated for this week’s report that a nursing home in Montgomery County apparently had an outbreak of an invasive group A Streptococcus. This is a serious, life-threatening bacterial infection that the CDC has referred to as one of the […]

New Chair and Director of Nursing at Governors State University

The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at Governors State University (GSU) has just appointed its Chair and Director of Nursing in the person of Dr. Martha Mathews Libster. Libster, is from Humboldt State University in Arcata, CA, where she acted as the Director and Chair of Nursing, before coming to GSU. She is […]