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.

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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.

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.

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 […].

4 Nursing Technologies That Are Transforming Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

Doctors and nurses have always relied on a variety of technology to […]. The article 4 Nursing Technologies That Are Transforming Patient Care appeared first on Editorial Automated IV Pumps nursing technologies smart bedsThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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

Recommendations for Tackling Nurse Burnout


Though we hear a lot about physician burnout, this condition is also a significant problem in nursing. To reduce the likelihood of nurse burnout, healthcare organizations should take an active role in developing and fostering resilient environments

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.

#100: Shawna Butler on Advancing Health Innovation Through Nursing Expertise

Digital Health Today

As you’ve probably heard by now, the World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. As we continue our focus on leaders who are also nurses, in our 100th episode, I speak with Shawna Butler, RN, MBA. .

Inadequate Nurse Scheduling Processes Can Create Problems for Nurses


Even for highly rated healthcare organizations that are achieving very good clinical outcomes for patients, nurse scheduling can be one of multiple operational inefficiencies with major downstream consequences. Here are some of the ways it can fail to work for nurses

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.

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

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

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

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

Seven Big Problems Nurse Managers Face with Traditional Scheduling Efforts


When a nurse scheduling solution fails to work smoothly, it isn’t just the frontline nurses who are affected. As the staff members responsible for creating and maintaining the master nursing schedule, nurse managers have some specific pain points that occur frequently

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

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

Electronic Health Reporter

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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.

Why telehealth isn’t in nursing homes

Morning eHealth

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

Introducing Jane — The First Digital Nurse Advisor


HealthStream has introduced the Jane™, the first-ever AI-based competency assessment solution using a conversational format, to help quickly and accurately onboard both new and experienced nurses

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.

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

Nursing staffing platform Intelycare scores $45M in funding, debt financing

Mobi Health News

Endeavour Vision led the round with participation from Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Generator Ventures

Nursing home EMS startup Call9 announces plans to close

Mobi Health News

The Brooklyn-based startup is laying off roughly 100 employees

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

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.

7 Nurse Retention Strategies


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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Bipartisan bills in House, Senate seek to increase telehealth in nursing homes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Reducing Unnecessary Senior Hospitalizations (RUSH) Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation introduced in both the House and Senate, aims to enable more widespread use of telehealth in skilled nursing facilities.