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Clinics Fight Vaccine Hesitancy in Russian-Speaking Communities

Clinics Fight Vaccine Hesitancy in Russian-Speaking Communities

Registered nurse Oksana Yarmola, who was born in the Russian-speaking country of Ukraine, has administered more than 3,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in the past two months at a large vaccination clinic in Sacramento, but only three were also Slavic. Considering the...

Leading with Heart: How Nursing Background Benefits COO

Leading with Heart: How Nursing Background Benefits COO

Nurses understand what it takes to give safe, quality care that is service-oriented. That is why nurses bring a wealth of clinical understanding to the chief executives. Hamila Kownacki, R.N., MSHA and chief operating officer at Sutter’s California Pacific Medical...

Nurse Offers Compassion, Dash of Fairy Magic

Nurse Offers Compassion, Dash of Fairy Magic

Experienced nurses know sometimes healthcare has less to do with medicine and more to do with caring and kindness. Recently, one radiation oncology nurse took special care of a young patient whose cancer had progressed and who was no longer a candidate for...

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