Lower nurse staffing levels correlate with increases in ER length of stay and patients leaving without being seen.
To move the needle on readmissions, hospitals need assistance from non-acute care partners. Nurses can meet the need.
More than half of patients and families expressed discomfort about raising patient safety concerns to the healthcare team.
A nursing professor teams up with research scientists to develop innovative and inexpensive simulations for the healthcare classroom.
Changing nurses' perception of infection risk could improve compliance with infection control measures.
According to a recent report, about a quarter of nurses, NPs, and PAs have experienced or witnessed sexual harassment at their workplace within the past three years.
The greatest risk of patients acquiring a C. diff infection didn't come, surprisingly, when hospitals were at their fullest.
Modernizing the way Medicare pays for nurse training would increase APRNs in settings with provider shortages.
After a report identifies an anesthesia provider shortage at the VHA, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists calls for the system to grant CRNAs full-practice authority.
The Patient Safety Act, which seeks to impose limits on the number of patients assigned to a nurse at one time, cleared a major legal hurdle and will likely go before voters in the fall.