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.

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 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 […].

Nursing home EMS startup Call9 announces plans to close

Mobi Health News

The Brooklyn-based startup is laying off roughly 100 employees

Trusted Health gets $20M to change how nurses find jobs

Mobi Health News

Craft Ventures led the Series A for the company, which employs contract nurses as full W2 employees and provides digital tools for job hunting

7 Nurse Retention Strategies

HealthStream

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

CMS plans to release list of 400 troubled nursing homes following Senate report

FierceHealthIT

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a plan to release the names of the 400 lowest-performing nursing homes

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

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.

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.

Nurse Retention Is More Critical Than Ever, Given the Worsening Nurse Shortage

HealthStream

To counteract growing nurse shortages, healthcare organizations must get better at keeping their nurses from leaving

Telemedicine improves care, keeps patients in place at skilled nursing facility

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The skilled nursing sector has undergone a major transition over the past ten years. Because of shifting demographics and the challenges they place on hospitals, skilled nursing facilities are receiving patients who are struggling with more significant health concerns than in the past.

The Essentials for an Effective Onboarding Program for New Nurses

HealthStream

Assessing and developing nurses for the ability to think critically has never been more important. This article and excerpt focus on education focused on critical thinking and its interplay with learning and assessment technology

Startup Call9 shutting down operations for telehealth services to nursing homes

FierceHealthIT

Call9, a startup that provides telehealth services for the nursing home industry, is shutting down operations, according to CNBC

We Need a New Way to Teach Nursing Thinking and Clinical Judgment

HealthStream

Educating new nurses to become better thinkers who can make sound clinical judgements isn’t easy. Without uniform instructional methods, the development of critical thinking competency in new nurses can feel as if left up to serendipity

Help Yelp serve families with information about nursing homes

Aging in Place Technology Watch

No doubt you know someone who was baffled at how a terrible nursing home gets a 4 or 5 star rating from CMS’s Five Star Rating System , while a good one can appear to have a lower rating, applied from an inspection before management overhaul several years earlier.

What Is Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing?

HealthStream

Evidence-based practice has become the go-to standard for clinical effectiveness, and nurses must lead the way to integrate the concept into all aspects of patient care

Looking to solve the primary care shortage? Deploy nurse practitioners

FierceHealthIT

Harnessing the skills of nurse practitioners in underserved areas, according to a new report from the American Enterprise Institute. Primary care is in high demand, but the ongoing physician shortage leaves plenty of access gaps. One solution?

It’s time for cameras – nursing homes, assisted living, and home care

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Only eight states have authorized families to install them in nursing homes. When a disaster happens, as with the death of Hollywood Hills nursing home residents , there can be an attempt to prevent future disasters by introducing new mandates for generators.

Nurses Far More Satisfied with EHRs Than Physicians, KLAS Report Finds

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Nurses find that EHR functionalities such as integrating with outside organizations still are sorely lacking, however

Celebrate National Nurses Week 2019 with a Renewed Focus on Training and Continuing Education

HealthStream

As we celebrate Nurses Week 2019, take a look at the facility’s training and continuing education platforms to see what’s working, what’s not and what’s missing to help nurses and all caregivers do their best work

The Benefits of Hourly Rounding in Nursing

HealthStream

Learn how hourly rounding improves communication and ensures the best outcomes in a healthcare setting between staff, patients, and loved ones, from HealthStream

OIG asks CMS to help improve reporting of abuse, neglect in nursing homes

FierceHealthIT

HHS recently released two documents that address the lack of reporting when it comes to incidents of abuse and neglect of Medicare beneficiaries in skilled nursing facilities (SNF

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.

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

HiTech Answers

The post Nurse-Physician Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Health IT to Improve Patient Outcomes appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Aparna Bala Mobile Health Matters nurse-physician collaborationBy Aparna Bala - Most physicians have long enjoyed the benefits of BYOD policies.

The Importance of Nurses’ Critical Thinking in Healthcare

HealthStream

In any area of healthcare that is highly integrated with technology, there is a strong need for clinicians to have a high level ability to think critically. Developing this ability is very important

Nurse executives are concerned nursing shortage is impacting care—and it's only going to get worse 

FierceHealthIT

Nursing executives are worried that the industry's ongoing nurse shortage is only going to get worse, according to a new survey. One-third said that nursing shortages have a "considerable" or "great" impact on care quality, while 41% said that these staffing problems negatively impact the patient experience.