School of Nursing

Preparing More Care of Elderly

June 28, 2010

Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing says hospitals need to refocus efforts to ensure elderly patients aren’t caught in a cycle of readmission.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Keeping Danger Down When Temps Go Up

June 23, 2010

Tamara Zurakowski of the School of Nursing says heat waves are especially dangerous for the elderly.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

Back in the Hospital Again

June 21, 2010

Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing is cited for leading a program to prevent long-term hospitalization.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Is There a Nurse in the House?

June 18, 2010

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research on nurse-patient care ratio.

Article Source: New York Times

Strategies Shared to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

May 27, 2010

Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing comments on hospitals’ efforts to combat patient re-hospitalization.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Give Patients Their Dignity

May 24, 2010

School of Nursing commencement speaker Greg Mortenson’s speech is highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

More Nurses Mean More Patients Live

May 11, 2010

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research on nurse-patient care ratios.

Article Source: CNN
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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074May 14, 2010

Mary Naylor of Penn Nursing Named to Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

PHILADELPHIA -- Mary Naylor of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been appointed to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

Naylor is a professor of gerontology and director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health.     

Patterns: Lighter Load for Nurses May Aid Patients

May 10, 2010

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences says lighter patient loads would improve nursing care.

Article Source: New York Times

When the Kind of Nursing Degree Determines Hiring

May 9, 2010

Linda Aiken and Victoria Rich of the School of Nursing say the quality of nursing care is linked to nursing education.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer