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Avoiding Readmission for HF Patients

BY YVONNE STOLWORTHY, MSN, RN Approximately 6 million Americans have heart failure (HF). More than 25% of patients readmitted to the hospital within 30 days after discharge are HF patients ( By 2030, the cost of medical care for HF patients is estimated to be about $53 billion. Almost a decade…


Maximizing The Role Of Telehealth In Managing Diabetes

BY NANCY LABOULIERE, BSN, RN, CDCES When I first transitioned to remote nursing, it was a major change from front-line cardiac critical care nursing. One evening at the beginning of my shift, the day nurse was giving me a report and telling me she was starting a new job on Monday…