Posts made in February, 2016

5 Helpful Apps for Long-Term Care Nurses

5 Helpful Apps for Long-Term Care Nurses

on Feb 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By Deborah White, MBA Republished from The Care Connection with permission from AANAC. One of the biggest benefits of today’s ever-expanding mobile technology is having instant access to seemingly limitless tools, information, and resources right at your fingertips. This is true, too, for nurses working in long-term care facilities. While there are many nursing apps...

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Better Nurse Staffing Saves Lives

Better Nurse Staffing Saves Lives

on Feb 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Better Nurse Staffing Saves Lives By Sarah Wengert Once again a study has found that the better a facility’s nurse staffing levels, the lower patient mortality is as a result. This most recent study was published this week in JAMA Surgery. Data was drawn from nearly 26,000 Medicare general surgery patients who had been treated between 2004 and 2006 in Illinois,...

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