Jennifer Thew, RN, is the senior nursing editor at HealthLeaders Media.
Take time, educate patients, and use assistive technology to curb injuries, says a nurse honored for reducing workplace injuries.
Drug diversion and addiction among nurses is not uncommon, but it is often misunderstood. An expert shares insights to improve understanding.
The Joint Commission has called for improvements in clinical alarm safety, but nurses can't do it on their own. They need the help of device manufacturers, hospital leaders, and quality and risk management specialists.
After a South Carolina health system introduced an electronic system for monitoring handwashing compliance among clinical staff, it saw MRSA rates plummet.
Parkland Health & Hospital System's CNO shares practical ways to help staff cope after a major event such as the recent mass shooting of police officers in Dallas.
How can an organization get its arms around something as massive and variable as the patient experience? By listening to the experts—the patients.
Here's how hospitals and healthcare systems have cut sepsis mortality, reduced post-discharge costs, and lowered ED usage—without breaking the bank.
A technique used in comedy clubs is helping nurses develop vital communication skills—but without the laughs.
Adding an NP with a background in psychiatric nursing was just one tactic a Chicago nursing director used to dramatically improve care among unfunded behavioral health patients in the ED.
The Office of Management and Budget has again classified CNSs as general RNs rather than advanced practice nurses. One CNS explains why this is a cause for concern.