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      • For Better or Worse, Nurse Managers Influence Outcomes

        Published Mar 20 2018, 09:58 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • patient care
        • quality outcomes
        • NDNQI
        • Health care quality
        • ANA
        • nurse managers

        In ways both direct and indirect, unit nurse managers play a key role in patient and nurse outcomes.

      • Stroke Care Best Practices: When Seconds Count

        Published Jan 25 2018, 03:20 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Joint Commission Resources
        • patient care
        • stroke
        • clinical competency

        As the leading cause of long-term disability, strokes can be deadly if not treated as soon as possible.

      • Revisiting Triple Aim Efforts in Turbulent Times

        Published Dec 14 2017, 02:52 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Triple Aim
        • innovation
        • patient care
        • healthcare reform adoption
        • healthcare quality
        • IHI

        Is uncertainty with healthcare reform endangering efforts to improve care quality?

      • Just Ask. They’ll Tell.

        Published Aug 31 2017, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • patient care

        Are questions regarding a patient’s sexual orientation appropriate when not medically relevant?

      • Time for Cultural Competence Training to Get Real?

        Published Apr 27 2017, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • patient care
        • Transcultural Nursing Society
        • cultural competence
        • TCNS
        • nursing education

        To bridge cultural gaps between caregivers and patients, training in cultural competence has garnered more attention. But is it missing the mark?

      • From Science Fiction to The Bedside

        Published Oct 05 2016, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • medical technologies
        • Hospital & Health Networks
        • patient care
        • Kaiser Permanente
        • patient safety

        A look at how 3D printers, robotic exoskeletons, and other innovations are changing patient care. 

      • The Surprising Link Between Magnet Status and Value

        Published Apr 06 2016, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • nurse staffing
        • ANCC Magnet
        • value
        • nursing environment
        • patient care
        • Magnet
        • mortality
        • cost
        • quality
        • ANCC

        Better nursing work environments are associated with superior care.

      • Would You Like an A1c Test with That?

        Published Oct 21 2015, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • MinuteClinic
        • patient care
        • Retail-based clinics
        • EHR
        • telehealth

        A look at the pros and cons of retail health clinics. 

      • Capturing the Value of Big Data to Improve Patient Care

        Published Sep 02 2015, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • NQF
        • EHR
        • Electronic health record
        • data
        • Meaningful Use
        • big data
        • patient care
        • National Quality forum

        National Quality Forum (NQF) White Paper offers best practices on Meaningful Use for healthcare organizations.

      • Is Beacon Beckoning Your Nursing Unit?

        Published Apr 01 2015, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Beacon Award for Excellence
        • patient care
        • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
        • nursing excellence
        • AACN
        • nursing

        Offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes nursing units that shine in their dedication to patient care and staff satisfaction.