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  1. There may be a new shift coming in the way nurses will want to be more hands-on as leaders. In a recent survey of nurses conducted by AMN Healthcare1, 82% agreed that more nurse leaders were needed. And yet 61% of nurses said they would not consider ...
  2. Technology is everywhere. While healthcare was a bit slow on the uptake of some technological advancements, COVID-19 and staffing shortages have catapulted the tech industry firmly into the center of all healthcare specialties. You may use tech ...
  3. Technology has changed our lives for the better. We can shop online, connect with friends and family on social media, and now, we can access health care services right from the comfort of our homes. Healthcare apps are making it easier to get the med...
  4. In our ever-growing technological world, there is no way to escape digital media in healthcare. Focus on the topic can lean towards digital media's disadvantages rather than evolving with it and using it to its full potential. Digital media touches a...
  5. The nursing profession has to learn to work smarter and create innovative technology to decrease time-consuming, burdensome tasks. The increasingly hectic pace of stress and workload decreases professional nurse satisfaction. Also, the entry into nur...
  6. With COVID-19 ushering in wide-spread use of telehealth, and companies moving entire staff to remote working overnight, interest in Nursing Informatics has resurfaced. Since going into Nursing Informatics over 10 years ago, I routinely receive questi...
  7. At a recent family reunion, a relative who has type 1 diabetes showed me her discrete continuous glucose monitor attached to her underarm. “And it displays on my mom’s phone too, so if I have any problems, she is alerted!” The teen quickly and deftly...
  8. As technology touches everyone in their daily life, it's particularly been helpful in our nursing careers. It's difficult to recall our Doctors & other staffs without cell phones, pagers & beepers but once there was a time without the buzz of...
  9. Nursing shortages have long troubled the nursing and healthcare industry. The aging US population means more people with comorbidities and requires more acute and chronic care management than ever before. Due to the ever-aging population, nursing pro...
  10. Maureen Bonatch MSN

    How Technology Use Can Impact Our Health

    Technology has become immersed in most areas of our life, and that of our patients. This can make some tasks easier, but it can also have negative implications when you can’t, or don’t want to, step away from the screen. Although there are many posit...
  11. To boldly go where I had never gone before!So was my entry in to "nursing informatics". Let me tell you about the journey! I have been a nurse for 26 years. Although for many of you that seems like a life time, believe me it is not. It is significant...
  12. Lisa Brooks

    Nursing Informatics (NI)

    This year, interest in Nursing Informatics has grown as technology increasingly fills gaps left by less face-to-face care. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare providers and insurance companies looked for technology to identify pop...
  13. There is a lot of hope that 'wearables' can detect COVID-19 before symptoms start. For example, Fitbit recently reported devices detecting physiological signs of disease at the same time or just before study participants report symptoms. However...
  14. On April 12. 2019, President Trump and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman announced a plan to hold a third Fifth Generation Wireless Technology (5G) spectrum auction in the latest effort to make more mobile spectrum available in the...
  15. Nursing is a great insight into life, as I learned after graduating with a BA in Sociology. I returned to school, and received my associates degree in nursing. From there I went into ICU where I practiced for years, enjoying the interaction of people...
  16. jeastridge

    Tips for Nurses on Zoom

    Overcoming the Challenges of Zoom COVID-19 has brought along with it many changes, including nurses’ expanding use of technology to stay connected and to help their patients. Office visits, presentations, group meetings, and other gatherings are ...