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Importance of pertussis immunization
Bedside-to-Bench call for proposals
Tips on giving and receiving feedback

Dr. Clare Hastings (right), Debbie Kolakowski (middle), and Ann Marie Matlock (left)

February 2013

Nursing leadership reorganizes to improve care management and coordinated support
With an eye towards providing patients with improved care management and the institutes with more coordinated research support, the Clinical Center Nursing Department has implemented a new organizational design. The new structure organizes nursing into three clinical services, each headed by a nursing service chief, that include the entire continuum of care from outpatient clinics to inpatient acute care. Read more of this story...

Coordinated care can address disabled adults' high rates of emergency department use
Working-age adults with disabilities account for a disproportionately high number of annual emergency department (ED) visitors, reports a comparison study from Clinical Center researchers. As ED care may not be the best to address non-urgent concerns and is higher in cost, finding a way to decrease these visits is of interest to many stakeholders. Read more of this story...


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