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CHOPR’s Transcontinental Implementation Science Project a.k.a. Magnet4Europe Prevails Over Pandemic

by Hoag Levins (, LDI Magazine, February 24, 2022 | CHOPR Founding Director and LDI Senior Fellow Linda Aiken Leads Reorganization of Clinical Work Environments in 65 European Hospitals

Imagine how it was for Linda Aiken, PhD, RN, an LDI Senior Fellow, and world-renowned University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing researcher, when the largest project of her career collided with the COVID-19 pandemic:. You and your teams of hundreds of health care managers, staffers, clinicians, and researchers in 132 hospitals and nine universities across the U.S. and Europe had worked for 10 years to organize the largest hospital randomized controlled trial and implementation science project of its kind ever attempted. More

Successful Medicare Initiative Increases the Supply of Nurse Practitioners to Address Primary Care Shortages

A new CHOPR study published in Health Affairs shows that Medicare support for clinical training for nurse practitioners would increase their numbers and address the national shortage of primary care. The study shows that universities participating in the $200 million Graduate Nurse Education (GNE) Demonstration significantly increased the number of primary care NPs they graduated. More

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