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Health Informatics Is Technology Improving Healthcare

Health Informatics: Is Technology Improving Healthcare?

All this technology in healthcare doesn’t just materialize on it’s own. Health informatics professionals are the ones that ensure technology is integrated into healthcare. There are many technical and clinical professionals working behind the scene to ensure that technology is weaved into the fabric of healthcare as seamlessly as possible. Since technology isn’t going away, neither is the need for skilled health informatics professionals. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 22 percent increase in employment through the year 2022, a rate that is much faster than the national average for all occupations.

A Complete Reference Guide to in iOS 8

A Complete Reference Guide to Set Up Family Sharing in iOS 8

Apple’s latest operating system, iOS 8 and later, has reinvented the family digital life. Now, sharing anything you love in a group has become quicker and easier than ever, without having to deal with Apple ID and password. If you have not set-up one yet, here is a complete guide to create and start using Family Sharing feature on your Apple devices.

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Nurses: Manage Your Schedule on Your Smartphone with NurseGrid

It seems like everything in healthcare has been improved by technology. Unfortunately, a few key processes are still stuck in the past. Nurse schedules are still primarily managed on pen and paper. Hospitals require all patient information be documented in an electronic health record (EHR), but for some reason making sure that there are nurses scheduled to care for those patients is a matter that hasn’t, for the most part, been modernized. Fortunately, there’s an app for that. The problems of nurse scheduling can be a thing the past thanks to NurseGrid.

Award Winning Social Media and Technology Guide for Nurses

First Place in the AJN Book of the Year Awards

The American Journal of Nursing has awarded the honor of book of the year to The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology. The book received first place honors in the Information Technology/Social Media category.

I am sincerely honored and grateful that the AJN has selected my book as one noteworthy in the year 2014. To have my little technology and social media guidebook alongside textbooks and other prestigious nursing publications is mindblowing.

The Comcast Data Cap is Ruining My Life

The Comcast Data Cap is Ruining My Life

The Comcast data cap that has been put in place within the last year is causing serious issues in my household. For the first time in forever (yes, I just quoted Frozen), I am forced to be conscious of my internet usage or else be forced to pay the price (literally). At $10 per extra 50gbs, it can add up fast. To make matters worse, it’s leading to disputes between my husband and I over who is entitled to watch Netflix. As well as conversations with my son and I over whether or not he can watch another Youtube video.

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Stress and Technology for Nurses: How to Take Your Computer Less Seriously

You’re a nurse, and your job is to take care of people, right? So, why does it seem that sometimes you have to spend as much time taking care of your “technological solutions” and EMRs as you do taking care of your patients? As if you don’t have enough stress in your work, do you also need stress over the high-tech of high-touch?

iPhone 6 Plus Case Review: Ballistic Tough Jacket Maxx and Urbanite

Ballistic iPhone 6 Case Review: Ballistic Tough Jacket Maxx and Urbanite

When the new iPhone 6 Plus came on the scene I knew I just had to have one, even though they were the bigfoot of the tech world and nearly impossible to find. But even before I had my hands on the phone itself I was looking for a case to protect it. With the big deal that was made out of #bendgate I knew that I couldn’t risk one second of having outside a reliable case. Luckily, my husband and I received the Ballistic Tough Jacket Maxx and Urbanite iPhone 6 Plus cases to review.

Eggtronic Hub It Sync and Charge Station Review

Eggtronic Hub-It Sync and Charge Station Review

This  Eggtronic Hub-It Sync and Charge Station review has been facilitated by a sample product. Opinions stated are my own. We have a lot of devices in our house. This can often lead to frustration and confusion when the favorite iPhone charger is occupied or my husband doesn’t remember that he put his iPhone on the charger in a different room. We get replacement charges, but they often tend to break, or somehow walk away. They also tend to clutter up a counter top. I like …

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9 Nerdy Novelties

9 Nerdy Gift Ideas and Novelties

In high school nerds are obsessing over their hobbies, writing code, reading, and doing other things that will often make them wealthy adults.

Fortunately, that disposable income in adulthood can come with some perks. One of my personal favorites is all the nerdy novelties that once can acquire. Some of our favorites are listed below.

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