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Survey Shows Nurses Okay with Pay, Prefer Different Practice Setting

Most nurses are satisfied with their annual compensation, but 68% to 88% indicate dissatisfaction with their practice setting, and nearly half would not choose...
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Advice To Management On The Occasion Of Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week, ModernNurse readers! We know your jobs are hard ones. You get all of the kicks and none of the kisses, and you’re...
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Then and Now: How Prescription Drug Prices Fall Significantly Over Time

Prescription drug prices fall significantly over time because the marketplace is unlike any other part of the U.S. health care system. Innovator companies invest...

Countdown To An 80% BSN Workforce By 2020

by Elizabeth Ann Boman Miquelon BSN, RN In 2010, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), known at that time as the Institute of Medicine, recommended that...

How Much Can You Share With a Patient’s Family?

Family members want to know as much as possible, especially when their loved one is seriously injured or ill. But for adult patients, how...
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Is Technology At The Bedside An Asset Or A Hindrance?

The influx and popularity of technology within the world of healthcare can sometimes overshadow its developing dominance at the bedside. Everything from the electronic...

Survey Links Supply Chain To Patient Safety

How would you rate your supply chain process? Best bets this is not a question on the forefront of your mind while at work,...
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How Zebrafish Are Helping Improve Bone Marrow Transplants

You read that right --zebrafish are helping reveal drugs that may improve bone marrow transplants.  Using large-scale zebrafish drug-screening models, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital...
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To Curb Medical Errors, Physicians Must Be Better Trained To Admit Mistakes

Medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States, with some research suggesting that errors can cause as many 250,000 fatalities...
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Top 10 Funniest Explanations Your Patients Have Given You

.S Sometimes patients just do some wonderfully weird stuff. From the crazy things they try when they’re alone to the odd things they tell you,...


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