Oct 27, 2008
On Friday, October 24, several of our nurses, along with Wilhelmina Manzano, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, were featured on the Emmy Award-winning news magazine NOW on PBS for a segment which explored the nursing shortage and innovative measures aimed at reversing the trend. Sponsored by a grant from the Barbara and Donald Jonas Family Fund, the program entitled "Are We Headed for a Nursing Crisis?" profiled NYP nurses at work and highlighted NewYork-Presbyterian as a model for success in retention and recruitment. Click on this link to view the segment and the website which includes a profile of patient Nicole Marquez, who praises her lifesaving care at NYP, and a diary by Joannie Walsh, a new nurse who chronicles her first days working at our Hospital.