Top News: #Nurses

Here are the top read news for #Nurses: How 5 health systems are recruiting, retaining nurses during an RN shortage: Hospitals and health systems are using a myriad of recruitment and retention techniques as they brace for a nursing shortage — from bonuses and tuition reimbursement to career development opportunities and partnerships with educational institutions.…

Top News: #Health

Here are the top read news for #health:   This mother drank while pregnant. Here’s what her daughter’s like at 43: Kathy Mitchell wants to share something with you. She’s not proud of it, and it’s not a behavior she hopes you’ll emulate. It’s just the truth: As a teen, Kathy drank alcohol while pregnant…

Top News: #Nursing

Here are the top read news for #nursing: Reduce nurse burnout by treating nurses as well as we treat patients: One of my most memorable experiences was more than a decade ago while working for a level one trauma center on the East Coast. I was sitting in a hospital break room during one of…

Top News: #Stroke

Here are the top read news for #stroke:   New AHA/ASA Statement on Expanding Use of tPA in Stroke: The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued a new scientific statement on the rationale for the inclusion and exclusion criteria for intravenous alteplase (tissue plasminogen activator [tPA]) in acute ischemic stroke. Read more Few Americans under…

Top News: #Healthcare

Here are the top read news for #healthcare:   Your Doctor Is Arriving Now: Uber-like apps for doctors are expanding, but health care on wheels should be used wisely. Read more Hemophilia Patient or Drug Seller? Dual Role Creaste Ehtical Quandry: When hemophiliacs make their living by selling lucrative hemophilia drugs, patient advocates say it creates…

Top News: #Patient Safety

Here are the top read news for #PatientSafety:   At the Hospital, Better Responses to Those Beeping Alarms: In hospitals, alarms on patient-monitoring devices create a cacophony of noise day and night—beeping, pinging and ringing so often that doctors and nurses ignore them, turn them off or just stop hearing them. Read more   10 Strategies…