Hospital logs staggering 2.5 million alarms in just a month

Hospital logs staggering 2.5 million alarms in just a month

Following the study of a hospital that logged more than 2.5 million patient monitoring alarms in just one month, researchers at UC San Francisco have, for the first time, comprehensively defined the detailed causes as well as potential solutions for the widespread issue of alarm fatigue in hospitals. Continue reading Hospital logs staggering 2.5 million alarms in just a month

How a Carer Can Give Best Care To His Ailing Loved-One At Home?

How a Carer Can Give Best Care To His Ailing Loved-One At Home?

You have an ailing family member at home. Due to age, or an illness, or a surgery, he/she is confined to the bed, and can’t do things on their own; they need you to get up from the bed, to take medicines, to walk around, to bathe, and even when they have to attend nature’s calls. You’ve been caring them for long, and at times feel like you too have lost it. You are juggling between caring, office, and your personal life. Well, you are not alone; scoreless carers across the globe are going through the same turmoil and have no idea whatsoever to improve the situation they have got into. Ever heard about nursing agency? Continue reading How a Carer Can Give Best Care To His Ailing Loved-One At Home?

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

The Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment launch on October 1, 2013 spurred discussion about the influx of newly insured patients and the shortage of primary care professionals. Continue reading Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]