Jennifer Thew, RN is the senior nursing editor at HealthLeaders Media.
Informal caregivers, postacute care connections, and direct care worker compensation can all influence patient outcomes positively.
Educational debt is a leading factor in nurses' decisions about academic progression, study data shows. Mentoring students about financial matters such as responsible borrowing may help.
Courageous leadership springs from the clarity of one's values and willingness to step beyond one's comfort zone, say two AONE 2017 keynote speakers.
Clinician burnout is pervasive in the healthcare industry, yet many healthcare leaders are unsure of how to solve the issue. If it is left unaddressed, healthcare organizations may experience quality, safety, and retention problems.
The top concerns of nurse leaders are related to nurse recruitment, nurse retention, and nurse engagement. A HealthLeaders Intelligence Report details the challenges.
Oncology patients with advanced disease benefit from palliative care consultations triggered by standardized criteria, research shows.
Critical care nurses who participate in unsuccessful resuscitation attempts report moderate levels of postcode stress and PTSD symptoms, research shows.
Surgeons who received monthly cost feedback in the form of scorecards combined with a financial incentive lowered their surgical supply costs by 6.5%.
Many chronically ill patients who would benefit from a medium-coverage health insurance plan and preventative care are instead choosing comprehensive insurance plans, researchers say.
When healthcare teams are exposed to rudeness, clinical outcomes and teamwork suffer. Vanderbilt University Medical Center has developed a process for resolving disruptive behavior among clinicians.