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December 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2020

Caring for patients with Parkinson’s disease

Among the most common neurogenerative diseases, Parkinson’s disease (PD) most often affects people older than age 60. Yet one in 20 patients is younger than 40 […]