Zaynah Henry
Zaynah joined the Independence Blue Cross Foundation in 2016. In her current role as a program specialist, she is responsible for managing the Foundation’s Bolstering the Healthcare Workforce initiative, which supports the education and professional development of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral nursing students in the region. Zaynah previously worked as a health communications fellow for the President’s Cancer Panel at the National Cancer Institute, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Behavior Science and Master of Science degree in Health Promotion from the University of Delaware.
National Nurses Week
“Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy…nurses are rarely short on caring.” — Sharon Hudacek, EdD, RN, ACNS-BC Nurses are arguably the hardest working individuals, coordinating and providing patient care in fast-paced shifts that often exceed twelve hours and don’t provide much down time. Yet their innate sense of compassion allows them to put aside their needs to ensure that patient care comes first….
From left to right, the first cohort of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars, funded by the Independence Blue Cross Foundation: Stephen Perez, RN, MS, NP; Liz Novack, RN, BSN; Faith Atte, RN, MSN. How can health policy decisions affect infectious disease outcomes and patient safety in health systems? How much can nurses improve the overall health of women who have experienced intimate partner violence using a trauma-informed approach to care?…
Imagine you’ve just graduated from medical school and are working as a physician in your community. The waiting room in your office is packed with patients, many of whom have complex chronic conditions. Suddenly, a nurse informs you that three patients are presenting with severe stomach pain and require immediate attention. Could one of the cases require a hospital visit?…