ONC National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo is leaving the agency to help HHS with the response to Ebola. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Nurses’ Union Launches Campaign Against Risky Technology
National Nurses United has launched a campaign against what they call “unproven” medical technology that can put their patients at risk. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
National Nurses Week: Spotlight On Nurse Informaticists
While we gear up for National Nurses Week - May 6 to May 12 - it’s only appropriate to highlight the growing role of nurse informaticists, a field that has more than doubled since 2011. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Nurse Informaticists Improve Patient Outcomes
Nurses with graduate training are becoming more common in hospitals; as the field grows, providers are noticing patient outcomes improve as well. Zynx Health presents a webinar on the subject May 15, 2014.
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.
Wireless Patient Monitoring Devices Solve Telecommunications Challenges
When care providers at Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, the largest Home Care & Hospice agency in Maine, initially launched their telehealth program, they were quickly able to see positive results from utilizing Honeywell’s Genesis family of remote patient monitoring devices to track the daily vital signs of patients and streamline patient-acquired data into one internet-accessible clinical dashboard.
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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