Tag Archives: Nursing

Survey Examines Roles of Chief Nursing Officers in IT Decisions

Nurse.com Identifying the changing roles and responsibilities of chief nursing officers and chief medical informatics officers, HIMSS Analytics announced the results of a research report that examined topics such as the roles of CNOs and CMIOs within a healthcare organization … Continue reading

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Six Golden Rules of EMR Implementation

Michelle McNickle, Healthcare IT News A few months ago, we chronicled the 7 most deadly sins of EMR implementation. From ignoring nurses to declining help, these offenses can be hard to make right. But, in an effort to help big and … Continue reading

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Improving the Physician–Nurse Dynamic

By Jennifer Larson, contributor August 26, 2011 – Can doctors and nurses learn to get along well enough to collaborate? Can they truly be partners in providing excellent patient care? Many health care experts now say “Yes.” But that hasn’t always … Continue reading

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Three Obstacles to Higher Education Levels in Nursing

By Rebecca Hendren, HealthLeaders Media Three Obstacles:   Supply & Demand Majority of RN‘s lack four- year degree Rank-and-file Nursing lags  Evidence shows that patient outcomes improve when nurses have baccalaureate degrees. The Future of Nursing, the influential IOM and Robert … Continue reading

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ANA Recognizes Emergency Nursing as Specialty

Nurse.com News The American Nurses Association has announced its formal recognition of emergency nursing as a specialty practice. The ANA defines emergency nursing as “the care of individuals across the lifespan with perceived or actual physical or emotional alterations of … Continue reading

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HIMSS: Engage Nurses as Informatics Leaders

By Christine LaFave Grace   Modern Healthcare In the information technology-driven evolution of healthcare, nurses must be made key stakeholders, according to a new position statement (PDF) from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The statement calls for … Continue reading

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Accountable Care (ACO) Will Expand the Need for Case Managers

Nurse Together.com Traditionally, case management has been a tool reserved for complex cases, usually hospitalized patients needing multi-disciplinary interventions. However, that scenario may change as accountable care organizations take center stage next year. With their mandated goals of cost containment … Continue reading

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