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February 22, 1994
PEOPLEHospital names care coordinatorNorth Arundel Hospital has named registered nurse Paula Mason, a resident of Severna Park, as its collaborative care coordinator.Collaborative care involves coordinating services of all care providers at the hospital, in areas that include pre-surgical testing, inpatient stay, home care and outpatient rehabilitation services.Ms. Mason directed a similar program at Memorial Hospital in Easton before coming to North Arundel. In addition she has served as a consultant to other area hospitals that have implemented collaborative health care programs.
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By Liz Atwood, For The Baltimore Sun | December 19, 2012
Meagan Shipley, a nurse in the Baltimore City Health Department, works at a family planning clinic during the day and helps provide health care to workers on The Block in the evenings. When she was contacted by photographer Carolyn Jones to be part of a new coffee-table book, "The American Nurse," she agreed, hoping to publicize the work the city is doing to help workers in Baltimore's strip-club hub "A lot of people want to write off [Block workers]," she says. "I hate this attitude.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 29, 1999
WASHINGTON -- A new survey shows widespread discontent among doctors and nurses about the quality of health care under managed care plans. A majority of doctors said some of their patients had been denied coverage for a health service they needed, whether a prescription drug, a diagnostic test or a treatment.The survey was released in the midst of a struggle over patients' rights legislation on Capitol Hill, and was immediately criticized by spokesmen for health maintenance organizations and the insurance industry as flawed and exaggerated.
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By Alice Lukens and Alice Lukens,SUN STAFF | February 18, 2000
When Kristine Holmes started offering blood-pressure screenings at First Presbyterian Church three years ago, she never expected that her twice-a-month volunteer effort would all but take over her life. But the congregation wanted more than screenings. Soon Holmes was starting a Sunday morning health education class, organizing health fairs, arranging for ushers to receive CPR training, screening congregants for diabetes, visiting them in the hospital and starting a Christian weight loss program -- all on top of her full-time job as an emergency room nurse at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore.
NEWS
May 2, 1994
Donald C. McLeaurin, clinical director and CEO of a nursing agency he owned, died April 7 of a brain tumor at Sinai Hospital. He was 49.In 1987, he established the Social Health Association Inc., which provides nursing assistance. He also operated the Community Assistance Program, a nonprofit agency that allocated nursing assistance to those in need.Linda Moore, nursing supervisor for the Baltimore City Health Department who became friends with him when they both attended the Community College of Baltimore, said: "Don was a caring and compassionate person.
FEATURES
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Evening Sun Staff | September 10, 1991
The latest nationwide shortage in the field of nursing has seen vacancy rates exceeding 10 percent since 1986. Statistics like that make nurses, including those imported through travel agencies, hot commodities today.In Maryland, the average vacancy rate for budgeted nursing positions in hospitals statewide at the close of 1990 was 11.9 percent, says Richard Wade of the Maryland Hospital Association. That's an improvement over the previous year, when the figure was 12.5 percent, he says."It's nothing dramatic," he adds, "but the figures are inching downward."
NEWS
By J. Craig Barnes | March 12, 1996
THEY'RE BACK. Quadrennially these scolds of the political landscape descend upon us. Not the presidential candidates the academics who would reform, rationalize and reduce the process of electing a president.They have two favorite notions: Shorten the campaign season, and eliminate political-action committees. As Sam Rayburn said of John Kennedy, I'd feel better if one of them had ever run for sheriff.First, the shorter campaign. Ninety days, they say, is enough. No, it's not. A year or more is just right.
NEWS
By Alice Lukens and Alice Lukens,SUN STAFF | February 18, 2000
When Kristine Holmes started offering blood-pressure screenings at First Presbyterian Church three years ago, she never expected that her twice-a-month volunteer effort would all but take over her life. But the congregation wanted more than screenings. Soon Holmes was starting a Sunday morning health education class, organizing health fairs, arranging for ushers to receive CPR training, screening congregants for diabetes, visiting them in the hospital and starting a Christian weight loss program -- all on top of her full-time job as an emergency room nurse at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore.
NEWS
By Liz Atwood, For The Baltimore Sun | December 19, 2012
Meagan Shipley, a nurse in the Baltimore City Health Department, works at a family planning clinic during the day and helps provide health care to workers on The Block in the evenings. When she was contacted by photographer Carolyn Jones to be part of a new coffee-table book, "The American Nurse," she agreed, hoping to publicize the work the city is doing to help workers in Baltimore's strip-club hub "A lot of people want to write off [Block workers]," she says. "I hate this attitude.
BUSINESS
March 8, 1999
BaltimoreApril 11-14 American Nephrology Nurses Association conference and symposium, Convention Center. Contact: Kristine Jannetti, 970-728-9074. Expected attendance: 2,500InformationFor Washington-area convention information, call the Washington, D.C. Convention and Visitors Association at (202) 789-7000.Pub Date: 3/08/99
NEWS
By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | July 29, 1999
WASHINGTON -- A new survey shows widespread discontent among doctors and nurses about the quality of health care under managed care plans. A majority of doctors said some of their patients had been denied coverage for a health service they needed, whether a prescription drug, a diagnostic test or a treatment.The survey was released in the midst of a struggle over patients' rights legislation on Capitol Hill, and was immediately criticized by spokesmen for health maintenance organizations and the insurance industry as flawed and exaggerated.
NEWS
By J. Craig Barnes | March 12, 1996
THEY'RE BACK. Quadrennially these scolds of the political landscape descend upon us. Not the presidential candidates the academics who would reform, rationalize and reduce the process of electing a president.They have two favorite notions: Shorten the campaign season, and eliminate political-action committees. As Sam Rayburn said of John Kennedy, I'd feel better if one of them had ever run for sheriff.First, the shorter campaign. Ninety days, they say, is enough. No, it's not. A year or more is just right.
NEWS
May 2, 1994
Donald C. McLeaurin, clinical director and CEO of a nursing agency he owned, died April 7 of a brain tumor at Sinai Hospital. He was 49.In 1987, he established the Social Health Association Inc., which provides nursing assistance. He also operated the Community Assistance Program, a nonprofit agency that allocated nursing assistance to those in need.Linda Moore, nursing supervisor for the Baltimore City Health Department who became friends with him when they both attended the Community College of Baltimore, said: "Don was a caring and compassionate person.
NEWS
February 22, 1994
PEOPLEHospital names care coordinatorNorth Arundel Hospital has named registered nurse Paula Mason, a resident of Severna Park, as its collaborative care coordinator.Collaborative care involves coordinating services of all care providers at the hospital, in areas that include pre-surgical testing, inpatient stay, home care and outpatient rehabilitation services.Ms. Mason directed a similar program at Memorial Hospital in Easton before coming to North Arundel. In addition she has served as a consultant to other area hospitals that have implemented collaborative health care programs.
FEATURES
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Evening Sun Staff | September 10, 1991
The latest nationwide shortage in the field of nursing has seen vacancy rates exceeding 10 percent since 1986. Statistics like that make nurses, including those imported through travel agencies, hot commodities today.In Maryland, the average vacancy rate for budgeted nursing positions in hospitals statewide at the close of 1990 was 11.9 percent, says Richard Wade of the Maryland Hospital Association. That's an improvement over the previous year, when the figure was 12.5 percent, he says."It's nothing dramatic," he adds, "but the figures are inching downward."
NEWS
November 16, 1992
Dr. Margaret M. Mohler, director of strategic planning and community development in Howard Community College's Office of Continuing Education, recently presented two papers at the National Conference of the American Nurses' Association Council on Continuing Education in Seattle.Dr. Mohler's first presentation, "Teamwork in Action," related to her work as co-founder and chairperson of the Maryland Community College Consortium for Continuing Education in Nursing.Her second paper, "Preferences of a Random Sample of Registered Nurses for Noncredit Continuing Education Through Maryland Community Colleges," focused on her statewide assessments of the educational needs of registered nurses.
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