Nurses Take on New and Expanded Roles in Health Care - According to RWFJ.org, on January 20, 2015, “Today, the venerable Boston hospital is testing out another innovation, but this time it’s in the field of nursing. When a patient arrives at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) now, he or she is assigned an attending registered nurse (ARN) for the duration of the hospital stay and after discharge. The ARN builds a relationship with the patient and his or her caregivers, and ensures that all members of the patient’s health care team follow a shared care plan. Unlike other RNs, ARNs are designed to promote continuity of care, ideally with a five-day, eight-hour work schedule.”TO READ MORE click here
Grand Strand Medical Center Partners with USC Schools of Medicine to Launch Residency Program - According to MyHorryNews.com, on January 20, 2015, “Grand Strand Medical Center will soon begin offering something available in only a handful of communities. Hospital officials announced that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
The agreement expands clinical training for USC medical students and establishes two medical residency programs at Grand Strand Medical Center.”TO READ MORE click here
Need Medical Care? Area Relies on Technical College of the Lowcountry Grads - According to Savannah Morning News, on January 25, 2015, “The Technical College of the Lowcountry’s high placement rate puts the school among the top three institutions in South Carolina’s 16-school technical college system.” TO READ MORE click here