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    A recent article in Medical Care Journal claims hospitals are reverting to outdated team nursing models, substituting registered nurses with lower-paid, less qualified staff. This depiction does not align with the innovative care models health care ...

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    In my organization, if a non-patient (visitor, vendor, team member) medical event/emergency occurs anywhere within the hospital, a "code purple" is activated by calling our emergency response number and is paged overhead. A "code blue" is activated if ...

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    We have Epic and Secure Chat in our organization, and nurses cannot accept orders from providers through Secure Chat. Providers must either enter their orders themselves or a telephone or verbal order can be given only under limited circumstances. ------------------------------ ...