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Web Exclusive: Patient Classification Systems Address Nurse Staffing Balance
A patient classification system applies an evidence-based approach enabling hospitals to assign, match, and schedule...
Web Exclusive: ENA Aims to Prevent Violence Against Nurses
The Emergency Nurses Association is engaged in a multi-year study to examine workplace violence against emergency...
Web Exclusive: How Nurse Executives Can Help Tired Nurses
Nurse fatigue and cognitive overload are of increasing concern, but simply doing away with 12-hour shifts is not a...
Web Exclusive: Suicide After Medical Error Highlights Importance of Support for Clinicians
A tragic story about the death of a child from a medical error turned even sadder last month after the nurse who...
Web Exclusive: It's Nurses Week. Get It?
Too often National Nurses Week is applied as a salve: one week of over-recognition for 51 weeks of under-appreciation...
Web Exclusive: How Google Can Help Nurse Managers
Google's mission to build a better boss churns up data suggesting that the best nurse managers aren't the ones with the...
Web Exclusive: Nurse Executives Focus on Complexity of Care Delivery
The average nurse is in cognitive overload, completing about 100 tasks per shift with an interruption every three...
Web Exclusive: Tufts nurses to hold strike vote
The labor union representing registered nurses at Tufts Medical Center said it has scheduled a Thursday vote to...
Web Exclusive: Prevent Readmissions With Discharge Planning
As hospitals battle readmission rates, more attention is being paid to discharge planning. Nurses and healthcare...
Web Exclusive: Nursing Staff Increase Can Improve Outcomes, Study Shows
In non-safety net hospitals, higher nurse staffing rates were associated with fewer deaths, life-threatening...