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Healthcare Recruiting in the Age of Technology

Cutting-edge technology can improve the efficiency and cost of healthcare recruiting for HR departments as well as candidates.

How Technology is Changing Nursing Practice for the Better

Technology is changing nursing practice, making it easier to acquire patient data. One possible benefit: nurses may be freed up for more time with patients.
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Here are 9 Strategies to Help Build a Strong Nursing Team

It takes teamwork to provide good patient care, but developing teams can be hard work. Here are 9 strategies that will help you build a strong nursing team.
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The Growing Demand for Nurses in a Variety of Roles

Nurses are in demand and there are plenty of alternative careers for them to put their skills to good use outside the hospital walls.
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Nursing Errors Led to My Son’s Unexpected Death

Nursing errors and the unmonitored use of patient-controlled analgesia led to the unexpected death of a mother's only child. It could have been prevented.
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In Primary Care, Who Gets Sued and Why?

Because nurse practitioners (NPs) are growing in importance as providers of primary care, The Doctors Company analyzed malpractice claims against NPs and compared them with primary care physicians to see if there were any differences in malpractice liability patterns. The study has important implications for primary care practices utilizing NPs.
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A Nurse’s Guide for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Nurses are at risk of catching cold and flu bugs because of their close proximity to sick patients. Here are some tips for nurses to help reduce that risk.
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Nursing is One of America’s Most Dangerous Jobs

A recent report called nursing one of the most dangerous jobs in America. Here are some of the reasons why and tips on what you can do to make their lives better.
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The Most Important Factors When Choosing a Primary Care Provider

If communication fosters a strong relationship and yields results that satisfy patients, it shouldn't matter if the provider is male, female, doctor or nurse.

Smartphones in Stupid Hands – A New Way to Abuse the...

Social media abuses in nursing homes have escalated to the point that the federal government has announced a crackdown.
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Guidelines for Safe Use of Social Media in Healthcare

A culture of vigilance when it comes to protecting patient privacy can HIPAA violations related to social media.
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The Safest Way to Monitor Post-Surgical Patients

This is the concluding article in my series on respiratory dysfunction in post-surgical patients.