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      • Combating the Opioid Epidemic

        Published Jun 28 2018, 02:32 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • opioid epidemic
        • patient safety
        • ANA
        • American Nurses Assocation

        115 people die each day from opioid-related overdoses, costing the U.S. over $78 billion annually. Learn 5 tips from the ANA on what nurses and providers can do to combat this growing epidemic.

      • Study: Patient Satisfaction Grows with Nurse Staffing

        Published May 15 2018, 05:39 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Patient satisfaction
        • patient safety
        • University of Pennsylvania
        • HCAHPS
        • nursing staffing levels
        • University of Penn School of Nursing

        When nurses aren’t available, missed nursing care is common, which feeds patient dissatisfaction.

      • Maximizing EHR Usage

        Published Apr 04 2018, 09:07 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • health information technology
        • patient safety
        • EHR

        Experts weigh in on obstacles and solutions to drive increased EHR usage

      • Is Your Board About to Engage in Strategic Planning?

        Published Feb 22 2018, 11:12 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • nurse leadership
        • Nurse leaders
        • strategic plan
        • patient safety

        Guest blog from the Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC): Nurses on boards are building a healthier America.

      • Medication Instructions and Texts: A Dangerous Interaction

        Published Feb 02 2018, 06:17 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • medication safety
        • mobile technology
        • medication errors
        • patient safety

        Safety experts are warning hospital leaders to take a strong stance against communicating medication orders via text.

      • What are High Reliability Organizations (HRO)?

        Published Aug 29 2017, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Nurse leaders
        • patient safety
        • Safety

        Apply these five traits of high reliability organizations (HRO) to your facility's practice.

      • Interested in learning more about the benefits of Joint Commission certification?

        Published Jun 19 2017, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • TJC
        • JCR
        • Joint Commission Resource
        • regulatory compliance
        • patient safety
        • The Joint Commission

        Exclusive interview with Joint Commission Resources (JCR) about why and how to obtain JCR certification.  

      • Creating a Culture of Safety

        Published Jun 14 2017, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • culture of safety
        • patient safety
        • Journal of Nursing Care Quality

        Nurses play a vital role in maintaining and promoting patient safety culture.

      • Key to Stroke Survival? Nurse Staffing

        Published May 08 2017, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • optimal nurse staffing
        • patient safety

        Better nurse staffing, said the study leader, was a “very clear and consistent predictor of stroke survival.”

      • Making Fall Rates Fall

        Published Feb 27 2017, 07:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Joint Commission Resources
        • CDC
        • patient safety
        • fall risk assessment
        • falls history
        • Falls
        • JCR
        • elderly
        • postural hypotension
        • Center for Disease Control and Prevention
        • patient injury
        • hospital-acquired condition

        Falls are the leading cause of death and injury for U.S. citizens over age 65.   

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