On Taimur Safder's first day of residency his attending physician posed a question that left him 'stumped'—the answer couldn't be found in a medical textbook, but the question proved to be one of the most useful lessons gleaned from his residency, Safder writes in a New England Journal of Medicine 'Perspective' piece.
Chefs from 16 Northwell Health facilities competed in a hospital-food cook-off earlier this year to impress Bruno Tison, a Michelin star chef whom Northwell hired to improve the taste and nutritional quality of its food.
RNs saw slight increases in compensation between 2016 and 2017, while LPNs wages remained stagnant, according to Medscape's latest RN/LPN Compensation Report. Advisory Board's Carol Boston-Fleischhauer says this stagnation suggests that, "organizations should view salaries as a threshold for RN recruitment," but should pursue other strategies to attract and retain their nurses.
Scientists for the first time produced offspring with the genes of two male mice using the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, but there's currently no indication that the same technique could be used to achieve same-sex reproduction among people, according to a study published Thursday in Cell Stem Cell, STAT News reports.