A new analysis finds that collectively, hospitals have been paying billions to recruit and retain nurses—offering higher salaries, signing bonuses and even repaying student loans—to address the nationwide nurse shortage.
Professional associations play an important role in stimulating and diffusing clinical innovation in health care by influencing quality, safety, and patient outcomes. Nurses—the largest group of health professionals in the U.S. at 3.2 million—are ideally positioned to identify, create, and sustain innovative improvements in patient care.
Shift-work nurses who have sleep problems are more likely to experience career burnout that has the potential to compromise their job performance, a small Italian study suggests.
High turnover in the C-suite, disengaged staff, and nurse recruitment and retention are among the top concerns facing chief nursing officers in 2018.
New research on chronic fatigue syndrome has shed light on possible causes for this mysterious illness, and has given hope to the millions of people believed to suffer from the disease worldwide. Immune system imbalances may lie behind this crippling illness—a discovery that could lead to more effective treatments in the future.
Three families recently got the opportunity to give their former neonatal intensive care unit nurses an emotional thank-you in a video made in honor of World Prematurity Day.
Overweight women suffer major discrimination in the workplace. This is particularly troubling for much of America’s female workforce. Indeed, nearly four in 10 adult women (38.3 percent) are obese, according to government data — a higher percentage than for men (34.3 percent.) And even more are overweight, meaning that about two out of three women in America are overweight or obese.
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Liz Di Bernardo