RF Technologies® Introduces Redesigned Nurse And Emergency Call Stations
RF Technologies®, a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) healthcare safety and security solutions, has released a newly designed line of nurse and emergency call stations that blend into a community's environment
The Ensign Group Acquires Nebraska Skilled Nursing Facility
The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign™ group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health, hospice care, assisted living and urgent care companies, announced today that it acquired Omaha Nursing Center located in Omaha, Nebraska
National Association Of Hispanic Nurses Launches Registration For 2013 Conference
The National Association of Hispanic Nurses is launching today the registration for its annual conference, the foremost event uniting the nursing profession to explore Hispanic health challenges and identify issues, trends and solutions
Mosby’s Nursing Consult Now Available On The App Store
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of its Mosby’s Nursing Consult App, now on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Nursing Home Caregivers To Legislature: Texas Seniors Need And Deserve Medicaid Rate That Helps Preserve, Protect High Quality Care
Nurses from skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) across Texas gathered at the Capitol today to urge legislators to help preserve and protect high quality nursing home care for vulnerable seniors by properly adjusting the skilled nursing care Medicaid rate in accordance with Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) recommendations.
National Association Of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Selects Consulting Management Innovators (CMI) For Comprehensive Association Management Services
The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), a US-based organization dedicated to the advancement of the nursing profession and the health outcomes in Hispanic communities, has selected Consulting Management Innovators (CMI) to assume full management services of the Association’s business operations
‘Jaw-Dropping’ Report Exemplifies Investor Confidence in Nursing Home, Assisted Living Markets
Today, Brian Lee, Executive Director of Families for Better Care, called Irving Levin and Associates’ 2013 Senior Care Acquisition Report “jaw-dropping.”
Kronos Survey Reveals Nurse Fatigue Is Pervasive In The Healthcare Industry And Directly Linked To On-the-Job Errors
A new survey titled “Nurse Staffing Strategy”, commissioned by Kronos Incorporated and conducted by HealthLeaders Media, revealed that nurse fatigue is pervasive in the healthcare industry and may negatively impact quality care delivery, patient and employee satisfaction, and operational costs. Sixty-nine percent of healthcare professionals surveyed said that fatigue had caused them to feel concern over their ability to perform during work hours. Even more alarmingly, nearly 65 percent of participants reported they had almost made an error at work because of fatigue and more than 27 percent acknowledged that they had actually made an error resulting from fatigue.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Approved To Offer Associate In Science In Nursing (ASN) Degree
Pittsburgh Technical Institute (PTI) announced approval from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) to offer an Associate in Science in Nursing program beginning in July 2013
Nurse Advocacy Helps Improve Patient Outcomes And Duration Of Hospitalization
Nurses hold a unique position in the health care system because they see things that no one else may see and have the legal and ethical responsibility to report misconduct or negligent care to protect patients and the nursing profession.