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.

Nurses Continue to Reign #1 in Honesty and Ethics; Healthcare Pro’s 4 of Top 5 in Annual Gallup Poll

Health Populi

The topline of this year’s annual Gallup Poll into honesty and ethics of professions finds nurses sustaining their reign as the top trusted profession in America.

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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.

What’s Next For Nursing? How A Changing Paradigm Is Impacting The Profession

Electronic Health Reporter

Nurses play an all important role in healthcare’s shift from sick care to wellness-based models as the front-line professionals closest to patients. Always an intricate balance of art and science, nursing practice most continue to evolve to place patients where they should have been all along—in the center of care. The article What’s Next For Nursing? This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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 […].

10 Risks of Nurse Disengagement


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

Can Nurse Practitioners Use Telehealth?


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 Editorial Brianna Zink health IT Infor Workforce Management for Healthcare nursing technologyThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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

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

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

Curbing Nurses Turnover Rates


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

Nursing home EMS startup Call9 announces plans to close

Mobi Health News

The Brooklyn-based startup is laying off roughly 100 employees

Five Ways That Nurses Can Be Healthcare Advocates


Nurses need to feel free to express their feelings and opinions about care, whether positive or negative. Here are some ways nurses can advocate for patients, themselves, the nursing profession, and healthcare as a whole

Why telehealth isn’t in nursing homes

Morning eHealth

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

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 Editorial long-term care Medicare fee-for-service skilled nursingThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Situations Where Using AI for Nurse Training Would Be Useful


Using an AI-based nurse training and assessment system like Jane could be a very effective addition to healthcare organization operations. Here are three scenarios where such a solution would be useful

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.

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.

Nursing home EMS startup Call9 announces plans to close

Mobi Health News

The Brooklyn-based startup is laying off roughly 100 employees

Patient Safety In Nursing: The Nurse's Role


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


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

Amazon, Microsoft tap nurses to roll out clinical products

Lloyd Price

Nurses once again topped the list of America’s most trusted professions, according to Gallup, whose latest poll results were released this month. By Gallup’s count, it’s the 18th straight year nurses have earned that coveted title.

Attracting and Recruiting Prospective Nurses through a Website


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.

Understanding the Primary Nursing Care Model


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


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.

Issues and Trends in Nursing for 2019


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

Three Guidelines for Mentoring New Graduate Nurses


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

What Is Nursing Informatics?


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


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


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

The Challenge of Developing Critical Thinking in New Nurses


How can a healthcare organization know that nurses new to the profession or moving to a new department are qualified and able to provide high quality care? They need to know about nursing care challenges as soon as possible, and preferably before patients experience them

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.

Personality Traits of a Great Nurse


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

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.

What Is the Patient Driven Payment Model: How Skilled Nursing Providers Can Get Ahead of PDPM

Electronic Health Reporter

The shift from Resource Utilization Group (RUG) IV to PDPM moves the skilled nursing reimbursement model away from therapy provision as its main driver. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Jayne Warwick, director of market insights, PointClickCare.

Lifelong Learning in Nursing Is Vital


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

The Importance of Effective Communication in Nursing


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