Cherokee Uniforms has announced it’s winners for the 2013 Inspired Comfort Award. Below are the real life stories of three of the winners who deserve much more than a “thanks.” NICU nurse uses iPad to connect mother and premature baby for the first time before life-saving surgery: Co-workers describe Laurie Ketterl, a nurse manager in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), … [Read more...] about Unsung Healthcare Heroes: Inspired Comfort Winners Announced
Many nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals have to use a electronic health record systems. They often face the task of documenting on patient’s medical records begrudgingly and don’t appreciate the technology they are using. They feel that this time spent documenting could better bet spent with the patients. What many of them don’t realize is that the resentment … [Read more...] about 3 Tips to Increase Staff Engagement in EHR Software and Increase Patient Satisfaction
Every time you go to the hospital, you've probably noticed that while not everyone is wearing the same pattern, they're often all wearing scrubs. You may ask: Why are nursing uniforms scrubs? Sometimes, even the non-clinical employees wear them. So why is it that hospitals usually have policies stating that nurses must wear scrubs? Nursing Uniforms Scrubs While the scrubs … [Read more...] about Why Are Nursing Uniforms Scrubs?
Over 90,000 deaths occur annually due to hospital acquired infections. Most of these deaths could be prevented with simple solutions, like adequate hand washing. An innovative technology called Hyginex seeks to assist healthcare workers everywhere in ensuring they are meeting the standards for hand hygiene. To view a demo of Hyginex click here. Every healthcare worker knows … [Read more...] about Washing Your Hands While Being Under Digital Surveillance
Many nurses, doctors, and other healthcare workers have been taught to fear the HIPAA legislation. Hospital leaders strike fear in the hearts and minds of nurses everywhere when they start talking about HIPAA violations. Ok - Fear may be a bit much because the laws are meant to protect patients, and that’s what most healthcare providers seek to do. But considering that the … [Read more...] about The High Cost of HIPAA Violations [Infographic]