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Articles by Megan Doede, RN, BSN, CEN

Megan Doede, RN, BSN, CEN
About Megan Doede, RN, BSN, CEN

Megan Doede is an emergency nurse with many years of experience in Baltimore City emergency departments. She holds an MS from the University of Maryland in community and public health nursing. She is currently a doctoral student studying occupational health psychology. She began contributing to Policy Prescriptions® in 2012. Contact: Facebook | More Posts

ACA is Reducing Disparities in Coverage

A recent study explores health insurance coverage changes for non-elderly Black, White, and Hispanic adults after implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Source: Joshua Rappeneker (Flickr/CC) The study answered three different questions. [...]

June 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Country Nurse

A recent study published in Medical Care examined the relationship of geographic accessibility to primary care providers. Data derived from the 2013 Area Health Resource File, which provides a comprehensive data on a broad range of health resources [...]

December 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Saving Primary Care, One NP at a Time

This meta-analysis by Martinez-Gonzalez and colleagues examined the effects of task-shifting from physicians to nurse practitioners in primary care. Twenty studies included in the meta-analysis all compared nurse-led care with physician-led care in [...]

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Elderly and Poor with Limited Options

The 2013 , which was intended to provide long term care insurance to millions of participating Americans, means that affordable financing of long term care insurance remains out of reach for many. Currently, the bulk of nursing home care is [...]

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

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