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Practice Safe Posting Online

Social media can be a truly wonderful outlet for nurses. You work in a profession that’s notorious for high-stress situations, with little to no opportunity to...
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Undiagnosed Diseases Network Launches Online Application Portal

The Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN), a clinical research initiative of the National Institutes of Health, has opened an online patient application portal called the...
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Because of Nursing Research: Supporting Technologies for Healthy Independent Living

For many older adults, there’s no place like home. However, 80% of older adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 50% live...
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Doc Uses Social Network To Diagnose Fatal Condition

. . When a 14 year-old boy visited the physician's office with a persistent cough, the primary care physician ran all the standard tests – yet...
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Checking the Symptom Checkers

More than a third of adults nationwide regularly use the Internet to help diagnose their ailments. They often start with online search engines, which...
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Healthcare Organizations Lag Behind In Digital Health Strategy

According to a recent global survey, most healthcare organizations have yet to implement or successfully launch a digital health strategy. Digital health is information technology,...
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Defeating Breast Cancer Through Crowdsourcing

A California software company, http://www.YourScan.org, has put out a call to women who have had to face the difficult diagnosis of breast cancer:  Donate...
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Your Next Healthcare Tool -An Apple Watch?

. Hospital systems throughout the country will begin supplying their employees with Apple Watches in the hopes of improving patient care. Numerous hospitals and integrated...

Growth In Health Jobs Continues With 40,100 New Jobs In June

The health sector continued its strong job growth in June with the addition of 40,100 new jobs. Health job growth doubled between 2013 and...
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Top Android Apps For Nurses

We know that everybody loves their smartphones, so we’ve featured a ton of apps for i-devices in numerous posts on our site. But don’t...

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