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    Author Examines the Business of Private Geriatric Care Management

    Posted by admin on Nov 4, 2011 12:19:03 PM

    Here is another thoughtful blog post from Bob O’Toole, contributing author to Cathy Cress’s Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Third Edition.

    Rethinking the Private Geriatric Care Management Business: A 3 Part Series, Part 1 by Bob O’Toole

    In recent years, numerous entrepreneurs have ‘discovered” the eldercare market, determined it was a veritable gold mine and developed various business models to mine the mother lode.

    In their May 26th, 2011, issue, Wall Street Daily Research published an article that described the eldercare services industry as “The Big Business of America’s Graying Population.”

    “The business of caring for the elderly [1] is growing, as Americans’ busy lives and distant locations make it tougher to take on the hands-on care often needed for loved ones.”

    Some have been successful; many have failed, losing –collectively- millions of dollars in the process.

    The biggest mistake these spectacular failures have made is to assume that the market for eldercare services, such as professional geriatric care management and private duty home care services is huge. 

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    Topics: Author, elder care, elder services, Genworth, geriatric, business, Business plan, Cress, Geriatric, insurance, management, Management, market, O'Toole, private care

    Linda Roussel to Release Sixth Edition of Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators

    Posted by admin on Oct 20, 2011 4:36:10 PM

    Linda A. Roussel, DSN, RN, NEA-BC, CNL, Professor USA College of Nursing Department of Community Mental Health

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    Topics: New Edition, Author, nursing, leadership, Administrators, Leadership, management, Management, Nurse Administrators, Roussel

    Quantum Leadership: "Porter-O'Grady never disappoints."

    Posted by admin on Oct 18, 2011 1:01:23 PM

    Quantum Leadership: Advancing Innovation, Transforming Health Care, Third Edition

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    Topics: nursing, Review, review, health care, leadership, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Health care, Leadership, management, quantum

    Review: Health Policy

    Posted by admin on Oct 12, 2011 4:11:09 PM

    Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

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    Topics: health policy, nursing, nursing practice, Review, review, Government, health care, health policy, Law, Nurse Practitioner, Ethics, Health care, management, Policy

    Now on CourseSmart: Chronic Illness

    Posted by admin on Oct 7, 2011 9:20:44 AM

    Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention, Seventh Edition
    Pamala D. Larsen, PhD, CRRN, FNGNA, Associate Dean and Professor, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
    Ilene Morof Lubkin, RN, MS, GNP, California State University, California
    Print ISBN-13: 9780763796068  |  Ebook ISBN: 9781449605162  |  © 2009

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    Topics: AJN, New Edition, Impact, nursing, nursing practice, illness, Medication, medication, new edition, Nurse Practitioner, chronic, intervention, managed care, management, nursing care, nursing practice

    Nursing texts now on CourseSmart: Lifespan & Care Coordination

    Posted by admin on Sep 2, 2011 10:45:15 AM

    Now available on CourseSmart:

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    Topics: New Edition, New Text, nursing, nursing practice, care coordination, Herrick, University of Mass, development, Fero, growth, Health care, Hu, lifespan, management, quick look, Thies, Travers, UMass, UNC, University of North Carolina

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