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Sunday, December 15, 2019

General Hospital NEWS

Nation’s Top-Performing Rapid Response Teams Share These 4 Qualities

RRTs that foster relationships with bedside nurses tend to be more effective. Learn about a few other strategies that can improve RRT success rates.

Relax — And Listen to the Melodic Medical Alarms of the Future

Mix medical alarms with vomiting, coughing, telephones and blaring intercoms and you've got a sonic torture chamber, AKA a hospital. Learn about the sound engineers fixing this phenomenon for patients and clinicians alike.

This is the Average Salary of Every Type of Hospital Employee

Employment in the healthcare and social assistance sector will account for one-third of all new jobs in the U.S. in 2026.

New EMR Feature Alerts Prescribers to Additional Treatment Options, Improves Patient Outcomes

The study tested the feature for cardiology patients, but it could benefit prescribers in a wide range of specialities.

5 Things Nurses and PAs Can Do to Stem the Spread of Measles

To stop the current measles outbreak, educating people about vaccine safety is crucial—and nurses and PAs have a unique platform to do so.

Hospitals Already Have the Key Tool Needed to Reach Zero Healthcare-Associated Infections

Story originally ran on:​ https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals-health-systems/industry-voices-hospital-s-already-have-tool-to-get-to-zero-hospital The medical world has declared zero tolerance for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs),...

Everything You’ve Learned About Patient Lifts and Transfers May Be Wrong

Hospital patient care involves a lot of heavy lifting. Sick and injured patients need to be shifted and rolled in bed, lifted...

Protecting Yourself From Contagious Patients

The CDC estimates that about 99,000 Americans die each year from health-care acquired infections. Here’s how you can protect yourself and still...

What Clinicians Are Legally Required to Document – – And How to Do It

Documentation for patient records is expected to be brief, clear, and accurate. Your state’s Nurse Practice Act provides good general guidelines on the...

Connecting Nurses, NPs, and PA’s One Secure Text at a Time

The relationship between patient and caregiver in any healthcare facility is critical. Even more so is the relationship between nurses and other...

5 Apps That Help You Spend More Time with Patients

Did you know nurses spend only about 20% of their time on direct patient care -- a fact that is “largely attributable to technology...

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