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  • Reshape the nurse leadership role

    Reshaping healthcare delivery means reshaping nursing leadership. Enter the chief nursing optimization officer role.

  • Northwell Health to nurses: ’Constantly question practice’

    As chief nursing officers work in a healthcare industry that's awash in a sea of change due to evolving reimbursement models, consumerism, and M&A activities, they understand that the nursing profession must also make changes within this environment.

  • Nurses across the country go on strike

    Nurses in several states held a one-day strike last Friday over concerns about staffing, pay, and other working conditions. In a strike organized by the union National Nurses United, nurses at a dozen Tenet-affiliated hospitals in Arizona, California, and Florida rallied Friday morning to push their hospitals to allocate more resources to the nursing staff to improve recruitment and retention, which in turn will benefit patient care.
     

  • Shared Governance: The Essentials for Building Competencies and Measuring Progress

    At the heart of shared governance is a collective effort in achieving a greater good for the patient. This book provides the tools to help you build competencies and measure progress, processes, and outcomes for organizational shared governance with the goal of improved staff satisfaction, productivity, and patient care.

    By providing a broad base on which to begin, this book not only allows you to manage your own contributions toward shared governance but also outlines ways to engage internal and external stakeholders. These can include leadership, educators, interprofessional team members, and multidisciplinary colleagues.

    Order your copy today!
     

  • Nurse supply projections

    Seven states are projected to experience nursing shortages by 2030, according to a report from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

  • Stop a nursing shortage before it starts

    We’ve all heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." In other words, a little foresight and planning can fend off a crisis.

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  • Webinar: Build Nurse Engagement Through Coaching and Mentoring

    December 19, 2018
    1:00-2:30 pm EST

    Studies show only 30% of your nurses are actively engaged, which can negatively impact patient satisfaction, safety, and nurse turnover. Join us on December 19 at 1 p.m. to discover how to engage the rest of your staff.

    Don’t miss the chance to improve nurse satisfaction, increase your nursing staff’s commitment to the organization, and raise the level of patient care.

    Visit www.hcmarketplace.com for more information.