Columbia Nursing has received a competitive grant from the Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) and Johnson & Johnson to develop an initiative for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) aimed at educating nurses...
Moving the Agenda Forward for Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Summit Report
In conjunction with Columbia University School of Nursing and its Office of Global Initiatives, the School of Nursing at the University of Jordan, Faculty of Nursing at Jordan University of...
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Columbia Nursing’s NP-Run Faculty Practice Provides Access to New York City Residents
Today, amid rising healthcare costs, a shortage of primary care physicians, and increasing longevity among the elderly and chronically ill, the need for accessible healthcare is growing. The...
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A recent commentary in Nursing Outlook coauthored by Jacqueline Merrill, PhD, professor of nursing in biomedical informatics, proposes a solution: Nurses join together with public health...
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Columbia Nursing Kicks off 125th Anniversary Celebration Year with Spotlight Event Series
This fall marked the kick-off of Columbia Nursing’s celebration of its 125th anniversary, which officially begins in January 2017. For more than a century, the school has been a leader and...
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Faculty Profile: Rebecca Schnall, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Assistant Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in the Faculty of Nursing
Rebecca Schnall’s research focuses on informatics strategies for people from underserved communities, primarily people living with and at risk for HIV. She has conducted research on the use of an...
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Publications, Honors, and Other News November/December 2016
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Out-of-Pocket Drug Spending Down for Seniors with Diabetes Following Launch of Medicare’s Part D Drug Benefit
Despite improvements, two in five Medicare patients with diabetes who have Part D reach the coverage gap, where they are responsible for all drug costs
Seniors who have diabetes are paying lower out-of-pocket costs for their medications since the launch of Medicare’s Part D prescription drug benefit, according to a new study published in Diabetes...
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A recently launched project called LINK is connecting clinical nurses from NewYork-Presbyterian who have research ideas with academic nurses and statistical support from Columbia University School...
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Faculty Profile: Elaine Larson, PhD, Associate Dean for Research
Elaine Larson is a pioneer in promoting hand hygiene for infection prevention and control. She is a fellow in the National Academy of Medicine and has advised the World Health Organization on...