Technology

The Nerdy Nurse is all about technology. From blogging to the latest innovations in equipment or electronic medical records, the Technology category focuses on innovations that improve the lives of nurses and the patients they serve.

5 Current Healthcare Issues and How an Integrated Delivery System Can Solve Them

5 Current Healthcare Issues and How an Integrated Delivery System Can Solve Them

Of all the issues for a hospital or medical office to have, technology and communication issues shouldn’t be one of them. But they do happen, and far too often. We’ve partnered with Ascom to dig into these issues because these are among the many safety issues in nursing that decrease the quality of care nurses can provide. Read on to learn about the 5 current healthcare issues and how an integrated delivery system can reduce their impact and in many cases solve.

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7 Must Have Nurse Gadgets

7 Must Have Nurse Gadgets

In today’s tech-filled world every profession has multiple gadgets available to make that job easier. The following nurse gadgets are fantastic for nurses who enjoy technology and are looking for something to help them perform their job easier and more efficiently. 7 Must-Have Nurse Gadgets Let’s look at the best nurse gadgets that every nurse should have. Some of them are incredibly necessary and some of them are just super helpful to have on hand. Ampule Opener Buy It Now Opening a glass ampule can be tricky and lead to cuts on the fingers. This gizmo protects your fingers and

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Nursing informatics is a field that allows specialists to be at the meeting point of technology and healthcare, giving a front row seat to many innovations.

What is Nursing Informatics?

Healthcare is a profession that has long been on the rise due to the demand for expert health professionals. Qualified nurses, in particular, are treasured by institutes and patients alike. However, despite the need for an expert opinion, healthcare has long since moved from being a manually operated profession alone. Just like every other profession, healthcare is also making way for the one thing that has eased a million tasks worldwide – technology!

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I switched to T-Mobile and my only regret has been that I didn’t do it sooner. Check out the 5 reasons why I switched to T-Mobile and why you should too.

5 Reasons I Switched to T-Mobile – And You Should Too!

I switched to T-Mobile and my only regret has been that I didn’t do it sooner. 5 Reasons I Switched to T-Mobile Breaking up with your phone company can be similar to ending a relationship: you ponder the decision for a while, you reminisce about all the negative traits that get your blood boiling, and you sit there at the end of the day and wonder if there’s maybe a better option available… one that just fits your lifestyle and needs a little better. That was my story when I broke up with one national phone company and starting discussing

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5 Reasons Why All Nurses Should Blog

Every industry has blogs that discuss topics related to that industry and nursing is no exception. Maybe you haven’t thought about blogging as a nurse but there are many benefits to it. Not only are there already some great blogs out there for the nursing industry to read, there are also benefits to the nurse for blogging as well. Why All Nurses Should Blog Not sure what they are? Let’s take a look at five reasons why all nurses should blog: Nurses make great bloggers Many nurses don’t realize their potential as bloggers. They may think they’re not any good

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No matter the time of day or night, and no matter where you are, HealthTap allows you to talk to a doctor online. Ask questions, get diagnosed, and more.

Talk to a Doctor Online- Anytime- Anywhere with HealthTap

I looked at my clock as I had been tossing and turning all night with stomach pains. 2:43am. What was going on? Appendicitis? I flip open one of my old text books..no not that. Did I all of a sudden become lactose intolerant? Do I have a gallstone? Was it a back injury? Was it just stress? And then, in typical nurse fashion, I started to ponder if this could in fact be that rare strain of the flu that a patient had. Panic. Do I grab my keys and head for the hospital, or do I talk to a

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business of blogging

Nurses Need to Learn the Business of Blogging

I have helped many nurses discover blogging, learn more about blogging, and even encouraged some (like my friend Nurse Eye Roll) to come out of the anonymous blogging and social media closet. I’ve spent countless hours researching the skills, tools, and methods needed to be a successful blogger and have grown a site that attracts over 100,000 visitors every month. It’s time that I start lighting more torches in the world and teach nurses the business of blogging.

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Start a Nursing Blog in 3 Easy Steps

If you have ever wondered how to start a nursing blog, then this is for you! From set up to hitting publish, you can have a brand new blog ready on your day off. This guide will walk you through every single step. I have said before, and I’ll say it again: We need more nursing blogs. There are so many different specialties, points of views, and ways to do things that there is more than enough room for all of us to work together. Every nurse has a story to tell and blogs are the perfect platform to tell

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