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Rubbermaid Medical Solutions (RMS), a provider of mobile and wall-mounted workstations, and New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN), a leader in nursing education, research and development, today announced a strategic partnership to develop and enhance innovative nursing and clinical technology solutions for the advancement of nursing education as a whole.
This new partnership will further both organizations' goals of enhancing nursing and clinical informatics and educating future leaders through combining resources for facilitating research and development. The alignment is a commitment from RMS and NYUCN that aims to ultimately improve the overall level of patient care and satisfaction throughout the field of healthcare.
"This new partnership with RMS is part of our overall strategy of being a leader in research, nursing informatics and the healthcare industry," said Eileen Sullivan-Marx, Dean of the NYU College of Nursing. "Not only will we have access to the best products and solutions for preparing future nurses, we will also be able to enhance the role of technology in improving patient care."
One of the first projects within the partnership will be to utilize the new, state-of-the-art simulation center at NYUCN to observe nursing behavior, and develop products that enhance nursing workflow and support clinical adoption of telemedicine. Other immediate endeavors include scholarship programs, telemedicine projects, and the availability of additional consulting, training and educational opportunities for both organizations.
"We are excited to have the opportunity to partner with such a prestigious leader in nursing research and education. Their dedication to healthcare is unparalleled and fits well with our long-term commitment to increasing the capacity of nurses to deliver quality care," says Will Hornor, Director of Marketing at Rubbermaid Medical Solutions. "This partnership provides greater opportunities for each of us to deliver the products and education needed for nurses to excel in their chosen profession."
About New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN)
NYUCN is a global leader in nursing education, research, and practice. It offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master of Arts and Post-Master's Certificate Programs; a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree; and a Doctor of Philosophy in Research Theory and Development.
About Rubbermaid Medical Solutions
Rubbermaid Medical Solutions is the leading provider of clinical workstations and mobile computing solutions for healthcare facilities. Product offerings include ergonomically designed mobile computing carts, medication carts, wall-mounted workstations and telemedicine solutions which are lightweight, customizable and support multiple technologies. Rubbermaid Medical Solutions ( www.rubbermaidmedical.com ) is part of Newell Rubbermaid's global portfolio of leading brands.