Nurses are the most trusted profession in America, followed by doctors and pharmacists

Health Populi

Nurses rank top in Americans’ minds for the seventeenth year-in-a-row, Gallup found in its annual survey of honesty and ethics in professions. Whether in face-to-face health care, virtual/telehealth modes, or call centers, patients love and appreciate nurses.

Disrupting Nurse Call

Medical Connectivity

Nurse call is changing. These changes impact provider organizations and manufacturers as nurse call is integrated with adjacent market point of care solutions and new technologies. Let's look at the recent past of the nurse call market and where we might be going in 2019 and beyond.

Nurses: The Force for Change

Mobile Health Matters

This week marks National Nurses Week in the U.S., both a celebration of the profession and an opportunity to educate the public about the role nurses play in healthcare and their communities. Nurses Driving Change. Traditionally, the nurses’ role was limited in the hospital.

10 Risks of Nurse Disengagement

HealthStream

Nurse engagement measures the degree to which a nurse is committed to their job, the organization for which they work, and the nursing profession as a whole. When nurses become disengaged, patient care can definitely suffer

A Culture of Learning: Why Today’s Nurses Deserve the Best Onboarding and Education Available

Electronic Health Reporter

By Anne Dabrow Woods, DNP, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FAAN, chief Nurse, Health Learning, Research and Practice, Wolters Kluwer. Have you thanked a nurse today? National Nurses Week 2019 runs May 6 through 12 and […].

Can Nurse Practitioners Use Telehealth?

Ortholive

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), a subset of healthcare that includes nurse practitioners, has been increasingly called upon over the past few decades to extend healthcare beyond the primary care physician safety net.

A Nurse’s Perspective On Using Technology To Improve Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

The article A Nurse’s Perspective On Using Technology To Improve Patient Care appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Brianna Zink health IT Infor Workforce Management for Healthcare nursing technologyThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Curbing Nurses Turnover Rates

HealthStream

Learn why curbing nurses turnover rate is important for care quality in medical facilities, especially in nursing homes, from HealthStream

Nurses Are Awesome

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

. At the Center for Total Health, we think the world of nurses and the outstanding work they do every day to make lives better. To help celebrate Nurses Week, some very important experts were asked to tell us what they think about nurses. The post Nurses Are Awesome appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health. Uncategorized awesome nurses Nurses nurses week

Nursing home EMS startup Call9 announces plans to close

Mobi Health News

The Brooklyn-based startup is laying off roughly 100 employees

Can Nurse Care Team Assistants Prevent Burnout Before It Gets Out of Control?

Electronic Health Reporter

Unfortunately, nurse burnout has reached epidemic proportions. Nurses comprise of the largest healthcare workforce in the United States. According to The American Nurses Association, by 2022 there will be more registered nurse jobs available than any other profession in […]. The article Can Nurse Care Team Assistants Prevent Burnout Before It Gets Out of Control? Editorial CareThrough Kyle Cooksey nurse assistants nurse care teams physician burnout

Why telehealth isn’t in nursing homes

Morning eHealth

Genevieve Morris running for Congress — Watchdogs rap VA scheduling and Medicaid data

Survey of 20,000 Registered Nurses Finds Workplace Pressures Growing In The Decade Ahead

Electronic Health Reporter

Millions of registered nurses face growing pressures on their professional and personal lives in the new decade because of increased demand for services, nursing shortages, and structural changes in the healthcare industry, according to a newly released survey of nearly 20,000 RNs by AMN Healthcare. The survey, AMN Healthcare 2019 Survey of Registered Nurses: A Challenging […]. Editorial AMN healthcare Dr. Cole Edmonson Pressures on nurses

Nursing home EMS startup Call9 announces plans to close

Mobi Health News

The Brooklyn-based startup is laying off roughly 100 employees

Celebrating America’s Nurses

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

These are just some of the roles that today’s nurses play. As we celebrate Nurses Week 2018 from May 6 to 12, the people of Kaiser Permanente give heartfelt thanks to America’s nurses — especially the 58,000 we’re proud to call KP nurses. Happy Nurses Week. Read more about Nurses Week and watch the video here. The post Celebrating America’s Nurses appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health.

Patient Safety In Nursing: The Nurse's Role

HealthStream

Learn how patient safety in nursing depends on understanding how and why we are treating patients and how that treatment affects our patients, from HealthStream

Nurse Staffing: The Ideal Candidate

HealthStream

Finding the perfect nurse for your team may be impossible, but by looking for some basic qualities, you can find the right person and make the most impact

It’s Time for Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities to Break Down Patient Data Silos

Healthcare IT Today

Combined with the nursing shortage, razor thin margins, the need to reduce hospital readmissions, […]. The following is a guest article by Sean Vandeweerd, Sr. Product Manager, PointClickCare Technologies Inc.

Three Guidelines for Mentoring New Graduate Nurses

HealthStream

To be a successful nursing mentor requires a balancing act. One must refrain from providing too much assistance or too little in the effort to grow new nurses into clinicians who can make the bold decisions sometimes necessary to provide great, supportive patient care

Issues and Trends in Nursing for 2019

HealthStream

Emerging technologies and the demographic impact of an aging population are driving many of the nursing profession changes that we are seeing in 2019

Attracting and Recruiting Prospective Nurses through a Website

Perficient

In order to build a successful healthcare organization website for recruiting prospective nurses, you not only have to understand your audience, you have to prioritize and showcase certain key areas. Understand What Nurses Want Out of a Career. It’s scary being a new nurse.

How Skilled Nursing Facilities Need To Prepare For Value-Based Care

Electronic Health Reporter

The article How Skilled Nursing Facilities Need To Prepare For Value-Based Care appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial long-term care Medicare fee-for-service skilled nursingThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Understanding the Primary Nursing Care Model

HealthStream

The primary care nursing model is often misunderstood, yet when properly deployed can lead to better patient outcomes and improved nursing staff satisfaction and retention

7 Nurse Retention Strategies

HealthStream

Utilize these 7 nurse retention strategies from HealthStream to keep your healthcare employees happy and engaged with their work

UA Telehealth Nurse Researcher Collaborates with Universidad Mayor in Chile

Arizona Telemedicine Program

For 15 years, I was a home hospice nurse who went out on emergency nighttime visits to patients who were experiencing symptoms that terrified their family. Phase One: Using Simulation Labs to Teach Future Telehealth Providers.

What Is Nursing Informatics?

HealthStream

Nursing Informatics is a specialized area of nursing and branch of this profession that is seeing much growth. This blog post’s purpose is to be an elementary introduction to this burgeoning specialty

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

5 Essentials of Nursing Orientation

HealthStream

Learn about 5 essentials of nursing orientation and its pivotal role in the competency and retention of newly hired registered nurses, from HealthStream

Personality Traits of a Great Nurse

HealthStream

Between the physical demands, the emotional moments, and the stress of thinking under high pressure situations, some personality traits are strong contributors to success in the nursing profession

Nurse-Physician Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Health IT to Improve Patient Outcomes

Mobile Health Matters

As health systems focused on ensuring doctors had access to state-of-the-art health IT to monitor their patients when they couldn’t be at the bedside, the quality of tools and pace of adoption for nursing solutions did not keep up.

Telehealth Talk: What Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Need to Know – AR Edition (Episode 14)

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Listen as Dr. Rhoads discusses the important role of nurses and nurse practitioners in coordinating care using technology; legal, ethical, and regulatory issues surrounding telehealth; and describes innovative programs related to managing patient populations. The post Telehealth Talk: What Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Need to Know – AR Edition (Episode 14) appeared first on LearnTelehealth.

Lifelong Learning in Nursing Is Vital

HealthStream

Learn why an interest in lifelong learning in nursing is considered to be an element of professionalism for anyone working in healthcare, from HealthStream

Nursing Care Raises Risk of Hypoglycemia in Nursing Homes

Insulin Nation

A recent Leipzig University study provided a snapshot of some of the pitfalls of Type 1 diabetes care in a nursing home setting. According to a Healio report, researchers examined 405 cases of severe hypoglycemia that occurred to 205 nursing home residents over a seven-year period.

The Importance of Effective Communication in Nursing

HealthStream

Registered Nurse Nicole Kraut shares her experiences with HealthStream and how she believes effective communication is most important during patient interactions

Provider Spotlight: How an Urgent Care Telemedicine Nurse Practitioner Balances Family and Career

Enzyme Health

Nurse practitioner Michelle Everhart loved her career, but when she got pregnant she struggled with the decision of whether to leave the job she loved to spend more time with her son. From Family Nurse Practitioner to Urgent Care Telemedicine NP. I’ve been a nurse since 2007.

Are We Successfully Training New Nurses to Think Like a Nurse?

HealthStream

The challenge for nursing schools to teach their learners how to think like a nurse is a significant one. A lack of judgment skills may inhibit a new nurse’s ability to recognize clinical deterioration, which can result in compromised patient safety

Healthcare Trend Watch — the Nursing Shortage Is Getting Worse

HealthStream

Hospitals continue to feel the financial pain stemming from the ongoing nursing shortage. Compounding the problem of a nursing shortage is a high turnover rate among new nurses

Why telehealth isn’t it in nursing homes

Morning eHealth

Genevieve Morris running for Congress — Watchdogs rap VA scheduling and Medicaid data

All the Jobs Doctors and Nurses Can Do From Home

Enzyme Health

Work from home jobs for doctors and nurses can help you achieve more life balance while still serving patients either one-on-one or behind the scenes. From phone triage, to telemedicine, to medical writing, here is a robust list of work from home jobs for doctors and nurses.

The Challenges of Developing Nurses’ Critical Thinking

HealthStream

Many healthcare institutions have impediments in the structure of how they deliver care that prove to be a hindrance to their efforts to develop new nurses’ critical thinking ability.