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Test Results via Email, Text or Web Portal?

The results of common medical tests are sometimes delivered to patients by email, letters or voice mail, but are these the most preferred methods?...
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Have You Read The Shift?

Looking for a good book recommendation?  Palliative care nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown chronicles a day in the life of a nurse as well as...
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New Pediatric Quality Survey Captures Inpatient Care Experience

Surveying hospital inpatients and their families about their hospital experience is an increasingly important measure of care quality. However, researchers have lacked a standardized...
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What Most Chronic Pain Patients Don’t Tell You

More than half of chronic pain patients in a managed care setting reported using chiropractic care or acupuncture or both, but many of these...

New Risk-Based Methodology For Reporting Diagnostic Lab Results

A major study of electronic medical records by researchers at Florence A. Rothman Institute (FARI) introduced a new model for reporting laboratory test results,...
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Six Nursing Lessons on Death and Opioid-Induced Respiratory Compromise

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) released six lessons on death and opioid-induced respiratory compromise in honor of the death anniversary of 17-year...
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Top 5 Most Expensive Conditions Treated in U.S. Hospitals

Costs associated with inpatient stays constitute the largest single component of healthcare spending.  Working as a healthcare professional, you are on the frontline of...
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You Want Shorter ER Stays? Study Shows It’s All About The Nurses

Protocols allowing nurses to administer certain types of treatment in the emergency department can dramatically shorten length of stay for patients with fever, chest...
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Federal Report Shows Drop In Preterm Births, Increase In Adolescent Depression

The number of American infants born before the 37th week of pregnancy dropped slightly in 2013, as did the percentage of children with asthma...
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Patient Satisfaction With Pain Management Linked To Nurse Staffing

Hospital patients' satisfaction with pain management is linked to nurse staffing, according to an article authored by nurse researchers from the Connell School of...

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