Pa. health provider plans $1B investment in new facilities | UMPC works to create innovative brand, attract top talent | Trump to discontinue CSR payments
October 19, 2017
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Pa. health provider plans $1B investment in new facilities
Pa. health provider plans $1B investment in new facilities
Highmark Health says it will invest about $1 billion to enhance Allegheny Health Network's cancer network and build a 160-bed hospital in Pine Township, Pa., along with four "neighborhood hospitals." The initiatives are expected to lead to more than 800 health care jobs.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/18) 
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UMPC works to create innovative brand, attract top talent
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, which employs almost 80,000 people, is investing in strategic partnerships to create an innovative brand and working to attract top health care talent. Overall, the health care sector is expected to increase in the Pittsburgh area because of the aging population's increased demand for services.
Healthcare Dive (10/19) 
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Important webinar on effects of parental opioid abuse on children
Parental opioid abuse has a lasting impact on children. Nurses at the bedside and in the community play a critical role in the prevention and treatment of opioid abuse. Increasing nurse advocacy for children affected by parental opioid abuse is imperative. To prepare nurses to take on this important task, please join us Oct. 25 (3-5 p.m.) in an interactive webinar presentation to learn about nursing's role in prevention of substance abuse, prenatal and maternal care, neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), and overall effects of parental opioid abuse on children. FREE to PSNA members/$40 nonmembers. 2.0 CNE awarded. Learn more.
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Holistic nursing education
Join us at Wilkes University on Nov. 8 for "Holistic Nursing: Reclaiming our Practice Paradigm." Guest speaker Mary Weatherall, RN, will discuss holistic nursing as a framework for nursing practice, as well the leadership model of holistic nursing. Participants will gain knowledge regarding holistic self-care modalities, holistic leadership modalities, and holistic patient care modalities. This event is free to PSNA members/$40 nonmembers. 2.0 CNE awarded. Find ticket information.
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