HEALTHBEAT Change fatigue in health care
The patient was at the hospital for a straightforward same-day surgery but the admission process fell far short of efficient. She was directed hither and yon - first to the registration desk, then to ... Posted on 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Rural hospitals worry about nursing standards plan
By Danielle Killey
Rural hospitals could suffer under a proposal aimed at improving patient care, some health care officials and lawmakers say.
Ely hospital administrator John Fossum said a bill t... Posted on 3/6/13 at 5:27 PM
NASCAR DAD Health Care Reform
My suggestion: start cutting ! All hospitals, doctors, and insurance companies all waste resources and are over paid. Often patients over use system too. Health care system is bleeding red ! 50% 0f al... Posted on 6/28/09 at 11:23 AM
Noting that Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) were the first specialists to provide anesthesia care in the United States, Governor Mark Dayton has declared next week, January 20-26, as National Nurse Anesthetists Week in Minnesota.
There’s a special group of women working at Douglas County Hospital – they’re mothers and daughters working together and they’re all nurses.
This week is National Nurses Week and it’s also nearly Mother’s Day – a wonderful opportunity to cast the spotlight on six mother-daughter pairs who have chosen the nursing profession.
This summer, millions of Americans will hit the road for a vacation, to unwind and have fun with their families. Vacations may be relaxing, but being too lax when it comes to your safety can land you in a place you won’t want to send a postcard from – the Emergency Department.
According to the dictionary, a nurse is a person trained to care for the sick or infirm, especially in a hospital. In reality, there’s a lot more to being a nurse than the sterile white uniform and nurse’s cap that’s conjured up from that description. Nowadays, nurses are found in more places than just the hospital. They work in emergency rooms, school-based clinics, homeless shelters, nursing homes and in private homes.
National Nurses Week runs from May 6-12.
The theme for this year is “Building a Healthy America.”
Nurses Week is celebrated every year to honor the hard working nurses for their care, compassion and commitment to providing the best care to those who need it most.
At a time when tens of thousands of Americans are injured or die on our nation’s roadways each year, Minnesota received one of the lowest scores in a new roadway safety scorecard released by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA).
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