NursingBacteria Hitch a Ride on Stethoscopes
Standardized cleaning method decreases contamination better than practitioner-preferred methods.
NursingA Patient Care Advocate Primer for Nurses
Here's how healthcare providers can work with private patient care advocates to improve patient care and outcomes.
NursingHow Cincinnati Children's Hospital Approaches Shared Governance
By actualizing true shared leadership, professionals from all settings and roles are empowered to participate actively in all levels of...
NursingDozens of Nurses and Staff Sickened by Mold in NYC Hospital
Mold found in Staten Island University Hospital North's maternity unit is being blamed for dozens of employees falling ill in...
NursingTop 5 Nurse Leadership Issues for 2019
Here is one chief nursing officer's take on the issues nurse leaders should focus on this year.
NursingNurses' Union Supports Legislation to Prevent Workplace Violence
A federal bill calls for creation of mandatory workplace violence prevention standards for healthcare employers.
Clinical CareDisruptions of Patients During Hospitalization Raise Readmission Risk
Health systems and hospitals can adopt effective strategies to address disruptions of patient sleep, mobility, nutrition, and mood.
Nursing5 Stories for Business-Savvy Nurse Leaders
To be effective in today's healthcare industry, nurse leaders' knowledge must extend beyond traditional nursing issues.
Clinical CareNurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Equivalent to Doctors in Chronic Illness Care
In NP, PA, and physician treatment of diabetes patients, no significant difference is found in three clinical measures.
NursingHealthLeaders Top 10 Nursing Stories of 2018
Here's a roundup of our most popular nursing stories of the year.
FinanceMedPAC Mulls Scrapping 'Incident To' Billing for NPs, PAs
The commission also discussed a new path to turn mid-level providers into full-fledged physicians.
NursingMore Than Half Of California Nursing Homes Balk At Stricter Staffing Rules
California is one of only a few states that set their own minimum requirements for nursing home staffing. The new...