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December 29, 2020

Study: Supplemental nurses compared to permanent nurses

Supplemental nurses and permanent nurses share similar education levels, but supplemental nurses are slightly less experienced, more racially and ethnically diverse, and more likely to be […]
December 29, 2020

The business of caring: What every nurse should know about cutting costs

Kate Peterson, an intensive care unit (ICU) director, starts her monthly staff meeting with sobering news: “Our hospital is losing money despite the increase in patient […]
December 29, 2020

Study reviews literature on patient-centered medical home

A systematic review article in November’s Annals of Internal Medicine found the current evidence isn’t sufficient to determine the effects of a patient-centered medical home on clinical and […]
December 29, 2020

From our readers…Negative effects of shackling pregnant incarcerated women

About 6% to 10% of women are pregnant when they enter correctional facilities. Most of these women have committed nonviolent crimes, frequently arising from difficult life […]