GBMF’s Nursing Program Winds Down, but its Influence will linger

Betty Irene Moore cares. She may be the octogenarian wife of Intel’s co-founder Gordon Moore, but she has never let the comforts of her own life interfere with her desire to help others. She's the driving force behind the Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative, which will sunset in 2015.
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Inside Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Focus on “Preventable Harm”

Here in the United States, land of state-of-the-art medical facilities and cutting edge science, doctors and surgeons practice all manner of lifesaving wizardry. And yet, the maxim of “Do No Harm” is accidentally violated every day. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation wants to change that.
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How the Moore Foundation Is Tackling the Nurse Shortage

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has been working on nursing issues for a decade now, making major grants to address the nursing shortage. One of its biggest recent grants is for empirical research on how new models of care delivery and the growing focus of preventive care are likely to impact the nursing workforce.
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