Nurses recently surveyed by the West Health Institute said they believe medical errors could be reduced by using connected devices. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Translator App Will Help Break Language Barrier
Canopy Translator will aid in communication and treatment process. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Hospital Infection Control Still Not Good Enough
A CDC report shows hospitals are falling short on infection prevention goals. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Supreme Court To Rule On Healthcare Data
The Supreme Court will soon make a decision regarding the collection of healthcare data that could affect 16 states. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Evaluating Order Sets: Ask The Best Questions, Improve Quality Of Care
While adopting evidence-based order sets is a known driver for improving quality measures, informatics teams often have a difficult time with order set maintenance and processes. Fortunately, asking the right questions about your order set practices can lead to improvements in patient outcomes.
Technology Evolves To Meet The Needs Of Mobile Nurses
Nurses are the frontline when it comes to delivery of care. With our aging population and the nearly 20 million newly insured Americans under the Affordable Care Act, nurses will be even more heavily relied upon in coming years. By Rhonda Collins, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer of Vocera
Infographic: Growing Disconnect Between Healthcare Demand & Healthcare Access Across America
When it comes to healthcare in the United States, there are five concentrated areas of consumption, which coincide with the largest population centers–California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas. With the introduction of affordable care, this disparity is only going to increase. While these five states account for nearly a third of all the registered nurses in America, it is simply not enough to meet the rising demand of these healthcare epicenters and to counteract the steady stream of Baby Boomers exiting the workforce.
Nursing Challenges And Changes Infographic
Representing the majority of the U.S. healthcare workforce, nurses and licensed RNs are responsible for quality patient care and satisfaction.
Modern Healthcare: 10 Healthcare Innovations That Might Change The World
These 10 innovations in healthcare tackle disease prevention, exercise incentives and streamlining healthcare administration. Check out these newcomers in healthcare and self-care and find out what the future of medicine might look like.
Honor of Nurses Week: Free eBook, Plus Share Your Story
In honor of nurses week, starting May 6, Concerro is asking clients, prospects, and friends to tell us their story of why they became a nurse. Click here for details and learn how to share your story.
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