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Posted on July 13, 2016 by Susan Penner | 0 comments
In Part 1 of this two-part series, I explain why hospitals should add a Chief Nursing Finance Officer (CNFO) to the executive leadership team.  This post discusses the implementation of the CNFO role.  Some ideas for supporting the CNFO role are also presented. It is essential to justify the resources allocated to the CNFO position.  Comparing the CNFO’s...
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Posted on June 22, 2016 by Susan Penner | 2 comments
  This is the first of a two-part series of blog posts explaining and supporting the acute care executive role of Chief Nursing Finance Officer (CNFO). Danielle Miller, Chief Nursing Officer, Clinical Applications at Inform recently proposed this new nurse executive role. Most US hospitals already have a Vice President for Nursing or...
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Posted on June 21, 2016 by Sara Cohen | 0 comments
Today marks the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Every year on June 21st, Canadians celebrate the unique heritage, cultures, and contributions of the indigenous peoples that helped to make Canada the country it is today. It coincides with the summer solstice, which is a day of cultural importance in many cultures. Specifically, it is an important day in the Inuit and Metis communities, which are considered the First Nations of Canada. Springer Publishing Company is...
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Posted on May 5, 2016 by | 0 comments
  Written by guest blogger Susan J. Penner, RN, MN, MPA, DrPH, CNL, author of Springer Publishing Company's text, Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders, Second Edition, 2013, and adjunct faculty at the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions. Part 1 of this...
Posted on April 15, 2016 by Susan Penner | 0 comments
Springer Publishing Company is excited to share Part 2 of a three part series on navigating bundled payments for the healthcare professional. Susan J. Penner, RN, MN, MPA, DrPH, CNL, and author of, Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders, Second Edition, 2013, and adjunct faculty at the University of...