Your Patient, Your Customer
August 11, 2014 - Some hospitals are adding flat-screen televisions, wireless internet access and gourmet food options with 24/7 room service to convince health care consumers to choose their facility over a competitor’s. Many more are asking nurses and other staff to take a fresh look at how they can provide personalized care that improves patient satisfaction scores.
Seven Secrets to Improving Nurse–Physician Relationships
July 9, 2014 - In the past, it wasn’t uncommon for nurses and doctors to feel like members of opposite teams: “It’s us vs. them.”
Thinking Outside the Box in Your Nursing Career
June 12, 2014 - If you’re a nurse, the chances are good that
you’re either currently working in a hospital or you’ve logged at least
part of your nursing career in one.
Why All the Fuss About Improving the Patient Experience?
June 10, 2014 - Although some evidence exists demonstrating a
connection between patient experience and patient safety and clinical
effectiveness outcomes, the field remains relatively new with many
opportunities for nurses.
Nurse Brenda Warner Overcomes Adversity, Now Advocates for Heart Health
June 2, 2014 - A child requiring lifelong nursing care led Brenda Warner to the nursing profession, but now she draws on her knowledge to educate people about heart-healthy habits.
Nurses Leading the Way: Nurses Week and Beyond
May 6, 2014 - America’s 3 million nurses are celebrating their leadership roles in health care during the 2014 National Nurses Week, from May 6-12. The week will conclude on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, a recognized leader in the profession.
Not every nurse will become an international trailblazer for the profession, but every nurse has an opportunity to promote quality patient care and resolve emerging issues within the profession--that shows leadership. And that’s why this year’s theme, selected by the American Nurses Association, is Nurses Leading the Way.