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    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author and Health Policy and Law Expert Joel Teitelbaum Weighs in on the Latest Affordable Care Act Litigation

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 22, 2016 10:21:31 AM

    More than six years after becoming law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains heavily litigated.  Since 2010, dozens of lawsuits have been lodged against it, with four of them reaching the United States Supreme Court – a remarkable number given the law’s relatively short lifespan and the fact that the Court only grants approximately 80 of the 8,000 case petitions it receives each year.  ACA litigation continued apace over the past year, with two new important decisions handed down in May of 2016.

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    Topics: Health, ACA, Affordable Care Act, health policy, Joel Teitelbaum, Public Health

    King v. Burwell: A Policy Expert’s View, Part 2: The Verdict

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 2, 2015 3:28:59 PM

    This is the second installment of a 2-part commentary by Jones & Bartlett Learning author and health policy expert, Joel Teitelbaum, on the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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    Topics: Health, ACA, Affordable Care Act, health policy, Joel Teitelbaum, Public Health

    King v. Burwell: A Policy Expert's View, Part 1

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 30, 2015 10:09:24 AM

    This is the first installment of a 2-part commentary by Jones & Bartlett Learning author and health policy expert, Joel Teitelbaum, on the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), now a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The second installment will discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in the case (expected by the end of June, when the Court concludes its current term).

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    Topics: Health, ACA, Affordable Care Act, health policy, Joel Teitelbaum, Public Health

    Now Available: Health Care USA, Enhanced Eighth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 30, 2014 2:10:37 PM

    Are you looking to engage students with the complexities of the U.S. health care system? We recently released Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, Enhanced Eighth Edition by Harry A. Sultz, DDS, MPH, and Kristina M. Young, MS. Even better, each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Digital-only access is also sold separately.

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    Topics: New Edition, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Enhanced Eighth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advant, Health Administration, Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization an, Kristina M. Young, Navigate

    5-Star Review for Health Care USA, Eighth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 15, 2013 11:59:55 AM

    Great news! Health Care USA: Understanding Its Organization and Delivery, Eighth Edition by Harry A. Sultz and Kristina M. Young just received a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service. Reviewer, James C. Townsend, DHSc., MBA, MIS, from A. T. Still University, writes that "given the changes in healthcare in the U.S. and the passage of the ACA, this book provides a much needed update."

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    Topics: Harry A. Sultz, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Doody's Review Service, Health Administration, Kristina M. Young, Review

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Creates RNtoBSN Online Courses & Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 29, 2013 12:42:35 PM

    Did you know that we've developed a completely online solution for RN to BSN programs? Our RNtoBSN Online Courses & Curriculum is comprised of 12 instructionally designed online courses aligned to the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, QSEN, and IOM recommendations. Each course draws content from premier Jones & Bartlett Learning texts as well as additional resources. To learn more about this curriculum, visit www.jblnursing.com.

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    Topics: QSEN, ACA, Affordable Care Act, nursing, Online Learning, RN to BSN, RNtoBSN

    New Webinar: Teaching the Affordable Care Act with Health Care USA

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 25, 2013 4:26:34 PM

    Have you been looking for ways to engage your students in understanding the complexities of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Earlier this week, we conducted a webinar on teaching the ACA in the college classroom. Our special guest presenter was Kristina M. Young, co-author of Health Care USA, Eighth Edition.

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    Topics: New Edition, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Health Administration, Kristina M. Young, Public Health

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Launches New Website for Pioneering Nursing Online Learning Solutions

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 1, 2013 2:17:39 PM

    As one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S., it is an exciting time for nurses. With the historic passing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) adding more than 32 million previously uninsured patients to the health care system, highly qualified nurses have never been in greater demand.

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    Topics: ACA, Affordable Care Act, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, clinical nurse leader, cnl, dnp, doctor of nursing practice, LearnScapes, Magnet Designation, Navigate, nursing, Online Learning, RN to BSN, RNtoBSN

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Celebrates National Midwifery Week and the Fundamental Significance of Women’s Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 18, 2012 1:21:18 PM

    Last week, National Midwifery Week celebrated midwives and midwifery practice across the nation. Created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to support and recognize their members, National Midwifery Week seeks to raise public awareness with the theme, “Our Moment of Truth™: A New Understanding of Midwifery Care.”

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    Topics: midwifery, Nell L. Tharpe, New Edition, women's health, acnm, Affordable Care Act, american college of nurse-midwives, Cindy Farley, Frances E. Likis, Kerri Durnell Schuiling, National Midwifery Week, nursing, Robin G. Jordan, Well-Woman care

    Significant Career Growth Expected for Three Nursing Specialties

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 21, 2012 2:55:41 PM

    Are you thinking about exploring a new nursing specialty? Or have your students been asking which specialties to choose in their future careers? According to Scrubs Magazine, three poised for future growth are informatics, telemedicine, and geriatrics. Why are these the ones to watch? Let's take a look at each.

    Informatics

    In today's high-tech hospitals, informatics nurses are indispensable in helping create and analyze software to help make nurses more effective and better trained. A recent article in Scrubs Magazine reported that,

    "If you’re an informatics nurse, you could find yourself on a typical day observing and interviewing other nurses to determine what their needs are and help the computer programs make their lives easier. You would also assist in deciding how computers help the patient to receive better care."

    With technology growing at an unprecedented pace, nurses and students need to understand informatics and its impact on the health care system. Combining the best-selling text, Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Second Edition, by Dee McGonigle and Kathleen Mastrian with exciting online learning activities and animations that bring difficult informatics concepts to life, Navigate eFolio: Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge is the complete online solution for nursing informatics courses.

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    Topics: informatics, Maryalice Jordan-Marsh, Affordable Care Act, American Nurses Credentialing Center, Dee McGonigle, geriatrics, Health Information Technology for Economic and Cli, HITECH, Kathleen Mastrian, Kristen L. Mauk, navigate, Navigate, nursing, nursing practice, nursing specialty, Online Learning, Scrubs Magazine, telemedicine

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