Tag Archives: Patient Safety

Safe Nurse Staffing: 4 Key Points You and Hospital Admins Must Know

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an interesting article from NurseLabs.  I often post articles that pertain to nurse staffing, so of course this article caught my attention.  As a nurse for 25 years, I have often complained about staffing … Continue reading

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Bullying & the 3 P’s

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI just found this nurse’s blog recently, but you can bet I will be a regular visitor to see what she posts and to read old postings.  I love that she delivers her message in a … 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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Group says El Paso’s nurse-patient ratios inadequate

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article from the El Paso Times that discusses the differing viewpoints of what is adequate and safe staffing.  When you have sick patients that are totally at your mercy for safety, how can you … 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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Disruptive behavior, negligence, endangered patients, and millions of dollars

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here’s an article from the Patient Safety Monitor that makes my skin crawl.  Patient safety and well-being are tantamount to nurses.  Have we, as nurses, given up the role of patient advocate?  This article cites … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Nurses Want to Leave Your Hospital

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is a really good article from HealthLeaders Media.  I frequently find great articles on this site, so I do encourage you to visit there and look for yourself.  After reading this article, I felt that … Continue reading

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New Study Adds to Evidence—California’s RN-Patient Ratios Law Improves Nursing, Patient Care

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here is a press release from the nurse’s union, National Nurses United about the effect of California’s nurse-to-patient ratio has had on the number on nurses in California as well as the effect on patient … Continue reading

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Rep. Schakowsky Introduces Bill to Improve Patient Care & Curtail Nurse Shortage

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article from FierceHealthCare that I found about the government’s attempt to get nurses some protection and encourage nurses back into the profession.  On the one hand, I applaud the actual attempt to set … Continue reading

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Hospital chief pleads guilty in case over firing of Texas nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here is the next chapter in the ongoing saga of the Winkler County nurses, Anne Mitchell and Vickilyn Galle. If I recall, the doctor involved was fined and reprimanded by the medical board.  The sheriff … Continue reading

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