According to a press release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that was published in August, 2018, there has been a steep increase in STDs in the United States over the past few years. In 2017, close to 2.3 million cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia were diagnosed, which is a big [...]
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It's 2018, and there's no shortage of tech products to help better our day to day lives. From scheduling apps, reminders and lifestyle based solutions. But what about those making a difference in healthcare? Software that is helping bridge the gap between consumer and doctor, Nurse and Hospital. Here we take a look at 5 [...]
WHEN YOU VISIT YOUR doctor's office for a check-up, chances are you might actually get evaluated by another health care provider like a nurse practitioner. And the likelihood of seeing such a medical professional might depend on where you live. New research published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine has revealed that physicians, physician assistants and chiropractors tend to practice [...]
SO, YOU JUST GRADUATED from nursing school. Where's the best place to pursue a career? The best state to work as a nurse is Maine, followed by Montana and Washington, according to a new report from financial website WalletHub. The worst is the District of Columbia, with Hawaii and Vermont rounding out the bottom three. WalletHub ranked the states and the District of Columbia by 21 [...]
Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees and their children. Hospitals and other medical facilities are getting so desperate to recruit and retain nurses they're offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives. "These are some of the grandiose examples we've heard from our members," said Seun Ross, director of nursing practice and work environment [...]
Flickr | Boston Public Library Whether you're a new nurse or a been around for a while, it's always intriguing to take a look back at the history of the nursing profession. This list illuminates the day-to-day tasks and regulations pertaining to the life of a nurse in 1887—before routine charting was even invented. 1887 [...]
Money could pay for 66,000 qualified registered nurses to fill shortfall, according to research by the Open University The NHS is spending almost £1.5bn a year on temporary nursing staff to cope with shortages, research has found. The NHS has a shortfall of 40,000 nurses in England, according to the Royal College of Nursing. A [...]
There's an acute nursing shortage in the United States, but schools are turning away thousands of qualified applicants as they struggle to expand class size and hire more teachers for nursing programs. In America, experienced nurses are retiring at a rapid clip, and there aren't enough new nursing graduates to replenish the workforce. At the [...]
Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The planned revival of a policy dating to Ronald Reagan’s presidency may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood. Or at least to evict it from the federal family planning program, where it provides care to more than 40 percent [...]