Hold on tight, you're about to be blown away by the best task management app available! This Gqueues review will provide you with an honest account of, in my opinion, the best task management app for online productivity. It's great for bloggers, informaticists, analysts, and pretty much anyone that uses a computer as to do their work. A Time Management and Task Management Strategy I had a great boss and mentor that taught me a time and task management strategy that really changed my outlook on … [Read more...] about The Best Task Management App – A GQueues Review
Nerds are funny people. Most of us genuinely appreciate any kind gesture that is bestowed upon us, especially a Christmas gift. However, since we're nerds, we definitely know our tech so if you plan on buying something digital for a special geek in your life, you need to make sure you getting quality nerd gear. You wouldn't want us to awkwardly accept a gift that we'd never buy for ourselves, now would you? Didn't think so. Nerdy Gift Ideas But really, it can be difficult to buy Christmas … [Read more...] about 12 Days of Nerdy Christmas: Amazon Edition
While we love Apple TV, we wanted to explore new technologies and help answer the question: Is the Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player worth it? Admittedly, I am not as gushing as many of the Apple fan girls and boys, but I totally dig my iPhone, iPad, and even my Apple TV. But these are just a few examples of how much we full on Nerdgasm over all things Apple. So when a product is released that throws a beat down on one our Apple products we figured we owe it to you to let you … [Read more...] about Is the Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player Worth it?
Guest Blogger: Jenna Healthcare is one of the most important sectors of our economy. In nearly all geographical regions, the healthcare industry employs more people than any other industry. Likewise, when it comes to technology, the healthcare industry is at the head of the class. Medical technology helps in many different ways, from CAT scans, ultrasounds and MRIs that diagnose problems inside the body or monitor an infant before it is born, to the computers that keep our information and … [Read more...] about Healthcare and IT: New Tricks for the Old Dogs
As nurses, we give so much of ourselves to our patients. This is just one reason you need to join a nurses support group online. There are so many more reasons too. Online Nurses Support Group Technology has seriously grown leaps and bounds, hasn't it? Long gone are the times when you had to call someone to remind them to pick up milk or to set up your appointments. Now you can just update a list, send a message, or even a tweet. In many ways, technology has made life so much easier. This … [Read more...] about This is Why You Need to Join a Nurses Support Group Online
People increasingly turn to the internet for all their information needs, even medical ones. A number of respected medical sites provide information to users who seek answers about their physical symptoms or treatments for their illnesses daily. These sites are a great resource for those seeking medical information via the net, but there is a fine line between practicing cyber medicine and simply being an online resource. That cloudy distinction is why these sites need to establish medical … [Read more...] about Ethical Challenges Of A Health & Medical Advice Website
It’s been a few weeks since I was selected to be a Google Glass Explorer and ever since my brain has been humming with thoughts and ideas on how nurses could utilize the technology. How could nurses improve the care they deliver? How could HIPAA be a non-issue I was Selected as a Google Glass Explorer A short time ago Google announced that it would be invited a select few to have the opportunity to purchase the Google Glass technology much early then the general population. 8,000 have been … [Read more...] about Google Glass for Nurses?
As you may already know, Google had a recent campaign to select the initial purchases of Google Glass. Interested parties could tweet or compose a Google + message indicating what they would do #IfIHadGlass. If they were selected as a “winner” they would have the opportunity to purchase Google Glass at $1,500, and agree to pick them up in New York, Sacramento, or Los Angeles a year before the public. While many may feel like “winning” a prize you have to pay for is really a joke to begin with, … [Read more...] about Crowdfunding $1500 for #GoogleGlass
Making money on the internet is not a myth. But it’s not as simple as paying $19.99 to have Freddy in India set you up a website and have it go on autopilot, either. Making money online takes work. Nothing worth having in this life is for free. And blogging for cash is no different. Many people have looked to blogging as a way to generate income. When I first starting blogging I never ever thought about making money. For a very long time I felt as if I wasn’t supposed to make money from it. … [Read more...] about How to Really Make Money Blogging
The executive director of the Iowa Nurses Association made a comment on the American Nurses Association’s facebook page in response to other comments made on a wall post by Terri Polick questioning the censorship of the ANA. This representative of the Iowa chapter of the ANA essentially called Vernon Dutton (a nurse advocate and social media enthusiast) an ass and questions his credibility and motives. Bad form Iowa Nurses Association. This is just not good social media practice. Not good … [Read more...] about The Iowa Nurses Association Needs a Lesson in Social Media Etiquette
It’s clear that being and advocate automatically makes you a target, but does it make you un-hirable? Nurse K at Crass Pollination gives an interesting and valid perspective about the Amanda Trujillo case and advocacy. In her opinion, and likely many others, what Amanda has done by advocating for her patient, herself, and all nurses is tantamount to career suicide. She also discusses what happens when nurses within an organization speak up and the measures administration often go … [Read more...] about Nursing Management Hates a Squeaky Wheel
This post will outline tips and strategies to build a successful nursing blog. Nursing blog success doesn't have to be an elusive dream. You can make an impact on nursing and the world if you implement strategies to ensure that your message is clear and far-reaching. I've spent years building a personal and professional brand and want to share some key strategies that will bring your success with your nursing blog. I received a very flattering email from an aspiring blogger who fancied me as … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Nursing Blog Success
Meaningful use is a buzzword in healthcare these days. Most healthcare providers have heard of it. A few know that it has to do with documentation and electronic charting. But even fewer actually know what meaningful use is and how it is touching every part of the care we provide. One aspect of meaningful use which will greatly improve patient care is the continuity of care document. What is a Continuity of Care Document? Continuity of care documents (CCD) is a standard in electronic … [Read more...] about Meaningful Use and the Continuity of Care Document
Since writing this post I have started using Skimlinks to affiliate links. I have seen higher revenues and better results overall. If you're anything like me your initial reaction to the term affiliate marketing isn't one of great affection. It's likely one of annoyance or frustration. Or perhaps you're worried that if you become an affiliate marketer you'll lose the value of your words. You'll somehow abandon all integrity. Or maybe all your readers will abandon you. You'll become a … [Read more...] about VigLink: Blogging & Affiliate Marketing the Non-Sleazy Way
"The iPad is a harmonious combination of hardware and software." - Beautiful language describing a gadget. I love this statement, and consequently, I really enjoyed browsing the book "iPad for Dummies" written by Edward C. Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus. To be honest, I typically avoid book reviews like the plague. I don't read books very often, especially books that don't come in some sort of e-form. I'm addicted to my digital lifestyle and typically like to take my reading in short burst … [Read more...] about iPad for Dummies Book Review