American Sentinel University

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American Sentinel University offers flexible, online higher education allowing working professionals to build leadership skills that affect career advancement. Our programs give you the tools to thrive in the ever changing, data driven Healthcare field. Our student success advisers are with you along the way to serve your specific needs and challenges.

American Sentinel University

 •  August 25, 2015

Information is power, right? As nurses, it can help us make better clinical decisions, advocate for our patients, and improve nursing practice. But if you sometimes have trouble making sense of the information at hand or feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of data coming your way, you’re not alone. Many clinicians, including nurses, find they ...

American Sentinel University

 •  August 25, 2015

– Partnership Provides MHA Members with Accessible, High-quality Academic Programs Across Healthcare-related Disciplines – AURORA, Colo. – August 25, 2015 – American Sentinel University, an accredited healthcare-focused online university, has been named an approved national education provider for MHA…An Association of Montana Health Care ...

American Sentinel University

 •  August 18, 2015

The proposed new rules for Stage Three of Meaningful Use aim to give providers more flexibility, while paving the way for better information sharing through interoperability among EMRs. In 2009, the HITECH Act became the law of the land, with the lofty goals of not only making electronic medical records (EMRs) ubiquitous, but to have them used in ...

American Sentinel University

 •  August 8, 2015

– Hospitals Are Looking Increasingly to Their Case Management Departments to Provide Support in Rapidly Changing Environment –
AURORA, Colo. – August 6, 2015 – Case managers play an even greater role than ever before in hospitals and healthcare facilities and are relied on for their thorough understanding of healthcare delivery and their ...

American Sentinel University

 •  July 28, 2015

– BSN Educated Nurses Provide Geisinger Health System with a Well-educated and Well-trained Workforce to Lead Patient Care – AURORA, Colo. – July 28, 2015 – American Sentinel University has been named an approved education provider to offer online RN to BSN cohorts for Geisinger Health System (GHS), one of the nation’s largest integrated health ...

American Sentinel University

 •  July 21, 2015

One of the major criticisms of our current healthcare system is that it is too often focused on providing episodic care – that is, treating patients for an acute condition without following up, establishing a patient/provider relationship, or focusing on wellness and prevention. Episodic care has disadvantages for everyone involved. Providers are ...

American Sentinel University

 •  July 14, 2015

As nurses, we rely on clinical alarm systems to warn us when a patient’s condition changes. These alarms are designed to communicate information that requires a caregiver’s immediate attention, action, or awareness, and they are typically considered to be a key tool in patient safety. When they work as intended, clinical alarms enhance the care ...

American Sentinel University

 •  July 9, 2015

– Healthcare Leaders Play Key Role in Preventing Breakdown of Communications in Care Continuum –
AURORA, Colo. – July 7, 2015 – Today’s dynamic healthcare landscape relies on highly educated and motivated leaders with strong managerial expertise to oversee large healthcare operations and their success is determined by how well they clearly ...

American Sentinel University

 •  June 30, 2015

The topic of patient safety in healthcare first entered the national spotlight back in 1999, when the Institute of Medicine released a groundbreaking report estimating that up to 98,000 patients die in U.S. hospitals each year because of preventable medical events. The report launched the patient safety movement in the U.S. and prompted immediate ...

American Sentinel University

 •  June 16, 2015

– MBA Healthcare Helps Physicians Gain a Deeper, More Comprehensive Understanding of Healthcare Industry – AURORA, Colo. – June 16, 2015 – The demand for healthcare management professionals is on the rise as more healthcare organizations prioritize managing costs and keeping up with legislation changes. In response to these growing needs, ...