In the practice of infection control, the gradual shift from a nurse-centric to a multidisciplinary specialty means the traditional role of the infection control nurse won't be feasible in the future, predicts a registered nurse,who serves as an infection preventionist, in a post on Infection Control Today.
Amid efforts to protect nurses from workplace injuries, some hospitals report encouraging progress, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
A new American Nurses Association zero-tolerance policy for violence or abusive behavior says hospital executives must create a non-punitive environment so nurses don't fear penalties or retaliation for reporting abuse or violence.
Hospital chief executive officers, take note: If you ever need to apologize for corporate wrongdoing, it's best you look sad while you say you're sorry, according to a new study published in the September 2015 issue of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
Nurses are in high demand in the healthcare industry--but only if they have experience, according to an article in Comstock's.
Many physician practices leaders believe their trusted employees would never steal from them, but statistics show that embezzlement is far more common than most doctors realize.
About one in three jobs are vacant at nine of the regional Veterans Affairs healthcare systems in the United States, leaving veterans weeks to get care, USA Today reports
The healthcare industry's long-held "top-down" management model no longer suits the modern healthcare environment, and must be replaced with a new model that better supports frontline workers, argues a Health Affairs.blog post.
With the cost of replacing departed or retiring nurses often on the minds of hospital executives, they must consider new approaches toward retaining nursing staff, according to Hospitals & Health Networks Daily.
Stanford Hospital's Department of Emergency Medicine in California is offering an innovative "time-banking" program that aims to prevent emergency room doctors from burnout and lead more balanced lives, according to an article in The Washington Post.