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ERs turn more violent as government help shrinks for volatile mentally ill, addicted patients
Violence against nurses and other medical professionals appears to be increasing around the country as the number 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...
Ohio Hospital Program Increases Interaction Between Nurses, Patients
Sheryl Tripp, MSN, RN-BC, nurse manager for the gynecology/gynecology-oncology surgical unit at Riverside Methodist...
Nursing Department Improves Quality and Patient Satisfaction With Culture Change
Faced with low patient satisfaction rates, high turnover, and the reality of an organization that was losing market...
Voice Recording Technology Improves Patient Handoff Process
Kathleen Mikos, RN, MSN, vice president of patient care, chief nursing officer, at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey...
Five Easy Ways to Protect Staff from Violent Patients
When a professional fighter allegedly went haywire in a Nevada hospital and attacked nurses, it briefly brought some...
Growth in Cross-Cultural Competency Improves Patient Care
Overcoming the cultural boundaries that can divide or prevent a patient-doctor relationship from forming can be a...
Nurses often left out of medical error talks
Nurses want to, and should be, included in the discussion when physicians talk to patients about serious medical...
Geriatric care in 'crisis mode'
American medicine is already in a crisis mode when it comes to geriatric care, and the problem will only become worse...
Clinics opening in SC CVS drugstores
Walk-in clinics have opened in three CVS pharmacies throughout the Midlands region of South Carolina. Called...