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December 23, 2020

Can teach-back reduce hospital readmissions?

New evidence-based practices are being introduced in healthcare settings not just to improve patient safety and satisfaction but also to reduce hospital readmissions. By using the teach-back […]
December 23, 2020

One-on-one meetings: The stitch in time that saves nine

Remember the last time you had a loose button? Maybe you thought about stopping to sew it on, but never did. Then the button fell off and […]
December 23, 2020

Making the case for Magnet® designation to the C-suite

With the added financial pressures hospitals currently are experiencing, all costs arebeing examined—and with good reason. For hospitals that have attained Magnet® designation, those seeking redesignation, and […]
December 23, 2020

A new patient-acuity tool promotes equitable nurse-patient assignments

Have you ever struggled to classify a patient’s acuity level? If so, you’re not alone. Have you ever looked at your patient assignments and wondered, “Why are the assignments so unfair? How […]