Hospital Survey Finds Mixed Results in Maternity Care
February 25, 2015 - U.S. hospitals are making gains in the
quality of maternity care offered, yet data from The Leapfrog Group’s
hospital survey also demonstrates substantial room exists for enhancing
Yoga Therapy Showing Benefits for Cancer Survivors
February 23, 2015 - Could yoga help someone regain a better
quality of life after undergoing treatment for cancer? A growing body of
research suggests that it can.
Diversity in Nursing: Will It Ever Match Patient Demographics?
February 10, 2015 - Recognizing how a diverse nursing workforce
can help achieve health equity for patients from different backgrounds,
nursing leaders have developed a variety of initiatives that are showing
results. Yet more work is needed to achieve diversity in nursing that
more closely resembles patient demographics.
The Good News and Bad News About Infection Control
Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first? When looking at
the current state of infection control in the United States--including
rates of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and progress on
goals--reports show that we have a little bit of both. Although
important strides have been made in infection prevention in the last few
years, experts say there is still a significant amount of work that
needs to be done.
Top 10 Things Nurses Can Expect in 2015
January 12, 2015 - With toasts made, decorations put away and New
Year celebrations but a memory, it’s time to take a look at the nursing
predictions for 2015.
The Latest Nurse Salary Trends Show No Gain
December 23, 2014 - Everyone wants to know how they measure up, and nurses are no exception. But when it comes to nurse salary discussions, few people will open up about what they earn. RN salary surveys offer insight, a method to benchmark and ammunition to discuss needed change with decision makers.