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Will the pump talk to the computer that holds the patient's records?Nurses Have To Translate When Medical Devices Fail To Communicate:

Walk past a patient’s hospital room, and the flashing control panels on devices by the bed might make you think you’re peering at the cockpit of a 737. Medical technology can make patient care better and more precise. But the gadgets and computers can cause trouble, too. One big problem is that most of the devices can’t communicate with one another. Read more


nurses15_03Residency programs ease new nurses’ transition from classroom to bedside:

Before practicing medicine on their own, doctors complete supervised residency programs in hospitals for three to five years.But what about novice nurses who provide hands-on patient care? Read more 


Minnesota state capitol march 2015Hospitals and nurses are split over new safety bill:

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s hospitals and nurses have come down on different sides of a bill aimed at protecting health care workers from attacks. Read more



No. 2: Invasive CardiologyStates Lift Nurse Practitioner Hurdles Amid Doctor Shortage:

An increasing number of states are eliminating hurdles for patients who want easier access to treatment from a nurse practitioner with Nebraska joining 19 other states by granting patients “full and direct” access to these advanced degree nurses. Read more


NursesGraduate Education Gives Nurses a Salary and Career Boost:

College graduates who studied nursing don’t need an advanced degree to land a good job. But a master’s degree can make it easier for them to reach this goal. Read more