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PORTLAND, Ore. – Nurses at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center voted to approve a new, two-year contract with the hospital that will increase the time nurses spend with patients and decrease time spent on paperwork.
BEND, Ore. – Registered nurses at St. Charles Medical Center, represented by the Oregon Nurses Association (ONA), overwhelmingly voted to approve a new three-year contract with the hospital that aims to improve patient care and help retain and attract qualified nurses to the Bend community.
The Senate unanimously passed a bill Wednesday that gives teeth to hospital nurse staffing committees, providing a coup for the Oregon Nurses Association, which made Senate Bill 469 its top priority this session
The Oregon Nurses Association is supporting a pair of bills designed to protect independent nurse practitioners against unfair practices by the health insurance industry.
Oregon hospitals look like they’ll be facing a tougher nurse staffing law after the Senate Health Committee approved Senate Bill 469 unanimously on Monday, sending the bill to the legislative budget c
The Oregon Nurses Association laid out its agenda to give teeth to hospital nurse staffing committees on Monday with Senate Bill 469, which gives the recommendations of these labor-management boards the force of law.
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Oregon’s leading healthcare organizations spent liberally during the election season and its aftermath, with just 12 groups topping $1.6 million in spending since Sept. 1.
A year ago, cuts to the emergency department at her hospital meant that just two nurses would be on the job during the overnight hours. An expanded behavioral health unit brought greater mental health resources, but without the staffing to keep up with the workload, said registered nurse Virginia Smith
Carl G. Brown, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN, has been appointed to represent the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) on the Institute of Medicine ( IOM) National Cancer Policy Forum. The Forum is charged with enhancing mutual understanding of key cancer policy issues among the scientific community, cancer organizations, federal agencies and the general public. Its convening activities promote discussions about potential opportunities for action.