Tag Archives: Legal Nurse

Customization Key to Successful Pediatric EMR Systems

Healthcare IT News,  Jennifer Dennard   5/17/2011 What benefits will EMR’s bring to pediatric practices? As my interest in electronic medical records, especially in the pediatric realm, has grown alongside the weight and height of my young children, I did … Continue reading

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Legal Nurse Consultants Cruise Their Way to Success

Nurse.com Hundreds of certified legal nurse consultants from across the U.S. sailed aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas from March 13 to 20 for the 2011 National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants Conference. Legal nurse consulting pioneer … Continue reading

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Florida House Passes Lawsuit Overhaul Package

By James L. Rosica   Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In yet another win for its conservative agenda this session, the Florida House approved a trio of lawsuit-overhaul bills on Monday. The first bill (HB 479) increases the burden of proof … Continue reading

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Endless Nursing Benefits of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

NurseZone.com  Christina Orlovsky As America’s hospitals venture farther into the electronic age, nurses are beginning to recognize the benefits the electronic medical record (EMR) provides both to their patients and their profession. Pat Wise, MSN, RN, vice president of electronic … Continue reading

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AMIA Discuss Health IT on Capitol Hill

Healthcare IT News WASHINGTON – Approximately 35 members of AMIA, the association for informatics professionals, traveled to Capitol Hill April 14 to meet with four members of Congress and more than 30 legislative aides to discuss the roles of health … Continue reading

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Five Legal Issues in Nursing

Nursing Education Resources Five Legal Issues in Nursing: What Every Nurse Should Know All nurses should be familiar with nursing law and ethics and understand how nursing legal issues can affect them. Know your basic nursing laws and avoid lawsuits … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead for Medication Reconciliation

Consumer Reports- Health.org Your caregivers say it’s time for you to leave the hospital. That’s great, but it’s no time to let down your guard. You’re actually approaching one of the most dangerous times of your hospital stay. Research suggests … Continue reading

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