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Patient Experience: One Person at a Time

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is another HealthLeaders Media article that I was intrigued by.  We all know about Patient Satisfaction Scores and how much they mean to the hospital.  We all know that nurses everywhere are being held accountable for … Continue reading

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Here’s why the epidemic strain of C. difficile is so deadly — and a way to stop it

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs a nurse, this particular disorder is perplexing and frustrating.  There is no way to know who will get this disease, but it will be someone who is in the hospital.  Once a patient on the … Continue reading

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MOBILE TECHNOLOGY IN NURSING IMPROVES QUALITY OF CARE AT HOSPITALS

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article that addresses one of the technological changes taking over how bedside care is done.  Although this is a whitepaper issued by Samsung Business USA, the use of new communication technology is actually … Continue reading

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Debate over nurse-to-patient ratio hits Legislature

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchStaff to patient ratios always get talked about and usually with very hot tempers and arguments.  Nurses are drowning in patients in some places and there is no help in sight. California has state-mandated ratios that … Continue reading

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Patient location, gloves, worker type predict hand hygiene compliance

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s another article on the ever growing battle about handwashing in the hospital.  It is true that strict adherence to handwashing policy will save lives and money, but for some reason we have trouble following this … Continue reading

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Most in-hospital adverse events unreported: OIG

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article from ModernHealthcare.com  that addresses the failure to report events causing patient harm.  The article goes on to point out reasons for such a failure and the reasoning does make sense.  However, I … Continue reading

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Please thank your nurse this Christmas

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article that I found on CNN that I hope you will enjoy.  Christmas is one time of the year when nurses have to sacrifice time with family to care for patients.  It’s nice to … Continue reading

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Nursing Case Management as a profession

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchNurses in this field coordinate care for patients receiving long-term therapy, providing for optimal timing in all aspects of treatment. For cancer patients, for example, they coordinate primary care visits, surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. A Nurse … Continue reading

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Ambulatory Care Nursing – What Type of Nurse Is It?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAnother article in the series of articles abouttypes of nurses and areas of nursing practice.  This time we look at nurses working in non-hospital settings.  This may be one of the most misunderstood areas of nursing … Continue reading

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Engage Nurses to Raise Your Patient Safety Scores

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article about patient safety and who owns the indices.  This article is good, in that it talks about how top-down changes never stick and that you have to involve and empower the hands-on … Continue reading

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