The use of interim nurse leaders is common, but information on how-to help them transition to their roles is not. Mayo Clinic's nurse administrator Dale Pfrimmer shares advice on how to support interim leaders.
Nurses can have a profound effect on the health of patients, residents, and communities. But they need to be empowered to make connections and share their innovations, says the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Do Millennials act entitled? Are Baby Boomers old-fashioned? Nursing workforce demographics are changing. One St. Louis-based hospital has changed its practices to meet this younger generation's needs.
An Ohio hospital trains liberal arts college students as community health workers. After the first year, patients enrolled in the program had a 26% reduction of ED use and 51% reduction in hospital readmissions.
Bedside nurses and nurse executives will be less affected than others by the advent of ICD-10 coding on October 1. It may take time for their organizations to adjust, but ICD-10 will eventually give nurses the data to make timely...