Hospital And Healthcare News

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Nursing Hall of Fame Inducts Nurse Researcher

Christine E. Kasper, PhD, RN, FAAN is being inducted into the Nursing Hall of Fame for her work in studying traumatic brain injuries in U.S. troops. Kasper is a nurse researcher for the Department of Veterans Affairs and is one of the 19 researchers across the world to be inducted. Read More...

October, 2015

Hospital and Healthcare News

Nurse Burnouts with 12-hour Shifts.

How extended 12-hour back to back shifts might lead to increase burnout and medical errors amongst hospital nurses. Read More...

October, 2015

Hospital and Healthcare News

Book Review: What Would Florence Do? A Guide for New Nurse Managers

This article is a book review of Sue Johnson's new book that serves as a practical guide for new nurse managers in the modern healthcare environment. Sue draws on examples of nursing pioneer, Florence Nightingale and applies them to the challenges in the modern nursing world. Read More...

October, 2015

Hospital and Healthcare News

Experts Stress the Importance of Succession Planning

As many know, succession planning is a huge part of any business, yet it has been somewhat lacking in the nursing world. Read More...

July, 2015

Hospital and Healthcare News

ANCC Pathway to Excellence Designated Hospitals

The Pathway to Excellence is The American Nurses Credentialing Center's mission to identify health care organizations that created and foster an environment in which Nurses can truly excel. Read More...

July, 2015

Hospital and Healthcare News

Maryland Lawmakers Rally Around Nurse Practitioners

The State of Maryland has now adopted a new full-practice authority law that allows patients in all areas of the state to directly receive the full scope of services that nurse practitioner(s) are educated and clinically trained to deliver. Read More...

October, 2015

Hospital and Healthcare News

ICU Nurses Can Benefit from Workplace Intervention to Reduce Stress

A study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center indicated a strong link between workplace intervention and reducing the stress levels of nurses in highly nerve-racking environments. Read More...

June, 2015

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ANCC List of Magnet® Recognized Hospitals

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has a mission to promote excellence in nursing and healthcare by establishing organizations with recognitions through credentialing programs. Magnet status is the highest credential for nursing practices across the world. Read More...

February, 2017

Hospital and Healthcare News

Connecting the Dots Between Magnet Recognition, Hospital Work Environments, and Quality of Care

According to New York University College of Nursing, Magnet recognized hospitals have a higher quality of reported care than non-Magnet hospitals, but only 8% of the hospitals in the United States have Magnet status. Read More...

June, 2015

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The "Silver Tsunami" Nursing Shortage Approaches: What can hospitals do?

What can hospitals do to recruit and retain nurses as the "Silver Tsunami" approaches? Read More...

June, 2015

Hospital and Healthcare News

Cleveland's University Hospitals To Open Level 1 Trauma Center

Northeast Ohio will now have a second Level 1 trauma center opening by 2016. University Hospitals has been planning this expansion for years and the new Level 1 Trauma center located on UH’s main campus in University Circle will serve patients on the East Side of Cleveland such as C Read More...

May, 2015

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Want to raise HCAHPS? Hire a Clinical Nurse Specialist

How can you effectively give your patient satisfaction scores a boost? The key might be employing a Clinical Nurse Specialist in units that are struggling with maintaining and achieving an acceptable HCAHPS score. Read More...

May, 2015

Hospital and Healthcare News

No News is Good News, Say DOCHS Employees

DOCHS health system avoids Prime Healthcare takeover bid; future ownership remains unclear. Read More...

May, 2015