Saturday, December 15, 2018

Interdisciplinary Training is Key for an Evolving eHealth Workforce

The healthcare industry faces a talent shortage that is set to get worse as members of the Baby Boomer generation reach retirement age. From nurses to physicians to eHealth specialists, finding people ready and...
Alarm Fatigue

How Nurse ‘Alarm Fatigue’ can Affect Patient Care

Nursing ranks as one of the largest professions in the United States, with more than 2.7 million people working in the field. That number is expected to rise to more than 3 million by 2024, according...
Healthcare Administrator

How to Become a Healthcare Administrator or Manager

Healthcare continues to top the list of fastest-growing industries in the nation. The number of jobs within the industry – a seasonally adjusted 19.745 million as of February 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau...
Registered Nurse BSN

New Licensed Registered Nurses Must Now Earn a BSN in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the “BSN in 10” mandate on Monday, requiring newly licensed registered nurses to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing within a decade of their licensure. Currently...
Nurse Injury

Protecting Nurses, Protecting Patients

While many jobs present a risk of muscle or joint fatigue and potential injury, few come with as many physical demands as nursing. About five in every 1,000 nurses miss work due to injury, according...
Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Sector Adds 19,000 Jobs in February

The healthcare sector in the United States maintained a steady pace of growth in February, adding 19,000 jobs, according to the latest employment report issued Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The employment...
Occupational Safety and Health

Careers in Occupational Safety & Health

Every year, thousands of people are injured while working on the job, many of them in the healthcare industry. Occupational safety and health professionals are there to help. Hospitals and medical clinics actually have more...
December 2017 Job Numbers

Healthcare Sector Adds 31,000 Jobs in December

  The healthcare sector continued to grow in December, with 31,000 jobs added according to the monthly employment report issued today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The growth in December was sparked by added...
Nurse Practitioner

How to Progress from RN to Nurse Practitioner

Working as a registered nurse continues to be one of the most popular professions in the United States, and with good reason. The pay is good, the jobs are plentiful and the challenges rewarding...
Social Media Healthcare

How Healthcare Pros Can Effectively Use Social Media

More people use social media than ever. Interest in social media has increased across all age demographics, although it is particularly strong with Millennials. That means that hospitals and other healthcare organizations have a great...