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      • 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.   

      • When the ‘Right Thing’ Isn’t an Option

        Published Feb 13 2017, 07:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • burnout
        • AONE
        • moral distress
        • patient safety
        • retention
        • Journal of Nursing Administration
        • quality of care
        • American Organization of Nurse Executives
        • job satisfaction

        How can nursing leaders manage moral distress to prevent burnout?  

      • 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 Paradox of Quality Accountability

        Published Oct 03 2016, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Modern Healthcre
        • quality measures
        • Center for Medicare & Medcaid Services
        • patient safety
        • standardizing care
        • CMS

        Are quality measures helping or hurting patient care?