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Limiting Overprescribing of Antibiotics in the Urgent Care Setting

CDC research indicates that inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics for respiratory conditions is highest in the Urgent Care Setting at 45.7% and second highest in the Emergency Department at 24.6%. Taking the time to educate patients in these settings regarding the difference between a viral illness that does not require antibiotics and a bacterial infection is a key to managing this issue.

Coalition Releases New Guidelines for Palliative Care for all Provider Settings - The National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care has released a new set of clinical guidelines for providers offering care to seriously ill patients in any setting including primary care offices, hospitals, specialty practices, and behavioral health and long-term nursing care facilities.
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New Guidelines Advise Doctors to Co-Prescribe Naloxone with Opioids to High-Risk Patients - For more information read the full article.
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For New York Hospitals, First-Ever Citywide Nurse Residency Program Will Help Retention, Curb Burnout - New York City hospitals will launch the first-ever, city-led nurse residency program, The Citywide Nurse Residency program.
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Patients Love Their Providers. They are Less Thrilled About Administrative Staff, Survey Finds -  For more information read the full article.
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