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Web Exclusive: Nurses Allege Employment Discrimination at SF Hospitals
The California Nurses Association has asked the San Francisco Human Rights Commission to investigate its allegations of...
Quality Safety Investigator Program Encourages Bedside Nurses to be Patient Safety Champions
Empowering nurses to become leaders in patient safety can have positive effects not only on the patient population's...
Monetary Incentives, Marketing, Accountability Drive Hand Hygiene
Ask any infection preventionist about his or her major focus on hand hygiene compliance and you'll likely hear a...
Good Catch Program Encourages Reporting Near-Miss Medical Errors
Though staff members are often trained to report a potential medical error, or near-miss event, these events sometimes...
Web Exclusive: Ten Ways to Increase Nurses' Time at the Bedside
How can healthcare organizations help their nurses spend more time in patient care? Here are 10 successful strategies.
Nursing Initiative Looks to Better Understand Patients' Cultures
The American Nurses Association plans to launch a diversity awareness resource center this year to better serve the...
Half of Nurses Plan Career Change, Says Survey
AMN Healthcare's 2010 Survey of Registered Nurses found that almost half of all nurses plan to make a career change...
Holding doctors accountable for medical errors
Ten years ago, a national panel of health care experts released a landmark report on medical errors in the American...
Nursing Performance Database Hopes to Improve Quality
The American Nurses Association has created a review board to screen proposals from healthcare researchers who want to...
Hand-hygiene Rates Improved Through Variety of Reinforcement Styles
It takes more than one method to bring a hospital's hand-hygiene compliance rate up over 90%. At Barnes-Jewish St...