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5 benefits of digital care management

A typical encounter within the healthcare system can be overwhelming and complicated, depending on the patient’s health condition. For example,…

Adventures in virtual meetings

Tired of unproductive staff meetings held at inconvenient times? Had it  up to here with being interrupted when trying to express your opinion? Maybe it’s time to explore alternatives to the traditional in-person meeting. One hospital unit did just that, and their online meeting forum helped them create new protocols in record time.

Brought to you by NDNQI: Data that do good

Thanks to the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators, hospitals and nurses are capturing and converting into data what nurses actually do and how their actions affect patient care.

Dangers of digital media addiction

The World Health Organization as well as several tech companies are encouraging on-line gaming with discounts and slogans such as,…

Digital dashboards and staffing

Many healthcare organizations use digital “dashboards” to provide employees with real-time data collected from various sources, helping to guide decisions and improve the quality of care. Increasingly, dashboards also are being used to support effective staffing decisions.

Embracing digital minimalism

Reduce technology use to reduce anxiety and increase productivity. Takeaways: Technology can make us more productive, but it’s also distracting…
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Emerging trends in nursing

RNs embrace roles beyond the bedside. Seun Ross, DNP, MSN, CRNP-F, NP-C, NEA-BC, is the director of Nursing Practice and Work…
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Issues up close

Awful day. Dealt with cranky, unreasonable pt with gross incision. Headed for *$. Gone are the “Dear Diary” days when…

Staffing though Web-based open-shift bidding

If you’re a nurse-manager who continually struggles to fill open shifts, find out how online shift-bidding technology can boost staffing efficiency, decrease costs, and enhance nurses’ satisfaction and retention.

Technology outperforms humans

Technology continues to be debated. Do we rely on it too much? Do we not embrace it enough? But sometimes,…

Technology: The great enabler

Where would you be without a “smart” phone to manage your life? We’ve adapted to noxious ring tones; how have we adapted to technology in nursing?

Top 5 education apps for nurses

The world needs nurses now more than ever, and nursing students should be as prepared as possible before entering a…

Top heart health apps for nurses

To acknowledge American Heart Month, American Nurse would like to highlight some of the best heart health apps, including some…

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