healthcare

School Nurse Shortages and its Impact on Student Health

When parents send their children off to school every morning, they expect the school’s faculty will keep their child safe. This...

How to Improve Hospital Patient Safety Grades

Amelia Marceau
June 25, 2019

As many as 440,000 people die every year from hospital errors, injuries, accidents, and infection, according to the Leapfrog Group....

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How Parking and Intake Practices Can Impact Hospital Safety

Mary Kate McGrath
June 18, 2019

Although creating a good impression during parking and intake can enhance the patient experience, patient transition zones can become...

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The Backstory of Nurse Hotlines and why Dispatchers Transfer 9-1-1 Calls to Nurses

Andrea Lebron
June 11, 2019

At the time 9-1-1 was established as the universal emergency number throughout the United States (1968), most emergency dispatch...

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Do We Underestimate How Much Nurses Deal with on a Daily Basis?

Samantha Hoppe
June 04, 2019

State Senator Maureen Walsh of Washington angered nurses across the nation. Walsh made remarks on the senate floor in April 2019 while...

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How to Bolster Safety For Urgent Care Centers

Mary Kate McGrath
May 28, 2019

Across the United States, Urgent Care Centers are becoming an increasingly popular way for residents to access healthcare services. As...

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The Role Communication Plays in Workplace Safety for Nurses

Mary Kate McGrath
May 21, 2019

Even though the healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the United States, reports show that rates of violent...

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What Makes a Comprehensive Hospital Emergency Management Team?

Andrea Lebron
May 07, 2019

A comprehensive Hospital Emergency Management Team is a team designed to cope with any internal or localized emergency, which can also...

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A Closer Look at Severe Weather Preparedness at a Large Hospital

Mary Kate McGrath
April 30, 2019

Managing safety during severe weather preparedness can be difficult for any healthcare facility, but coordinating emergency...

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How to Spring Clean or Marie Kondo Your Emergency Plan

Samantha Hoppe
April 24, 2019

When the weather starts to warm up, it’s a sign to refresh with spring cleaning. The Japanese organizing consultant and recent Netflix...

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Could AI Integrations in Healthcare Help Reduce Nurse Staffing Issues?

Mary Kate McGrath
April 23, 2019

Across the United States, nurse staffing shortages are putting a strain on hospital workers and jeopardizing patient safety. In April,

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Managing Hospital Safety During Nursing Strikes

Mary Kate McGrath
April 16, 2019

In March of 2019, unionized nurses in New York City delivered a formal strike notice to the three largest hospital networks. The...

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The Latest on Workplace Violence Statistics

Andrea Lebron
April 09, 2019

Updated 4/9/2019—The latest on workplace violence statistics 2018-2019 is that many businesses continue to under-report non-fatal...

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