Patient care and Information

Apr 23, 2019
The care delivery system of the future will be characterized by vast complexity due to use of sophisticated technology, aging of the population with the associated growth in chronic health issues, as well as diversity of patient populations and practice settings.
Mar 21, 2019
More than two-thirds of air ambulance transports for patients with private insurance were out-of-network in 2017, putting patients at financial risk for the difference charged, according to a report released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office
Feb 12, 2019
When Ramiah was born without a trachea, her care team at Penn State Health used a 3-D printer to build a replacement.
Oct 30, 2018
Held December 7, 2015 3:00 pm ET (2:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm MT; noon PT) If you have any questions, please contact Member Relations at 800-424-4301. CALL MATERIALS Presentation slides (PDF) Speakers' Bios:
Jul 23, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration today alerted health care providers to safety risks associated with cesium chloride, a mineral salt sometimes taken by cancer patients who seek alternative treatments
Mar 13, 2018
Hospitals and health systems across the country are finding myriad ways to provide affordable, patient-centered care to consumers. A panel of leaders recently shared how innovating in-house, addressing the social determinants of health and examining an organization’s patient population all played a…
Mar 8, 2018
Introduction Hospitals and health systems are responsible for protecting the privacy and confidentiality of their patients and patient information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) regulations established national privacy standards for health care information…
Mar 6, 2018
According to a randomized trial reported today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, opioids are no better than non-opioid medications at treating chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain.
Feb 20, 2018
Anthem last week notified network providers in Missouri, Kentucky and Georgia about changes to its program to prevent “avoidable” emergency department visits.
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Guiding Principles

Nov 2, 2017
Guiding Principles for Nurse Leaders AONL has developed Guiding Principles on various topics to assist nurse leaders in addressing important issues facing health care. AONL Guiding Principles are developed through committees, task forces and collaboration with other organizations. Many Guiding…