Brief Calls for Blocking Trump Administration’s Title X Gag Rule

The rule threatens health care access for millions, the 57 public health scholars who signed the brief agree.

Report Details Crucial Role Nurses Can Play in Addressing Unmet Health Needs of the 21st Century

A medical team including nurses planning

Nurses today have the potential to help transform the health care system to tackle growing health problems that are deeply rooted in social and economic conditions, issues not adequately addressed by the current highly centralized, medicalized system of providing health care.

Graduates of For-Profit Nursing Schools Do Not Perform as Well on Nurse Licensure Test, Study Shows

Medical team including nurses Study raises questions about the for-profit nursing programs that have proliferated over the past decade.

Video: Presentation on National Trends and Emerging Issues in the Healthcare Workforce

New Health Workforce Research and Reflections on Emerging Issues

Professor Patricia Pittman, co-director of the GW Health Workforce Institute, was a panelist for a briefing hosted by the Wisconsin Evidence Based Health Policy Project on trends and emerging issues in the healthcare workforce nationally and in Wisconsin.

Investigation into How State Laws Affect What Hospitals Allow Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to Do

nurse practitioners and physician assistants in action

New research that seeks to understand how hospital policies dictate what nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are allowed to do reveals that there is enormous variations across hospitals, and that, contrary to what might be expected, this variation is not associated with state scope of practice laws for either profession.