Based on current trends, it’s estimated that 64% of nurses in acute care hospital units will have a degree by 2020—falling short of the 80% goal.
Doctors who do not meet the technical criteria of capability often feel that excess paperwork, weak staff, and inefficient operations make it more difficult for them to provide optimal care.
A patient’s insurance dictates which hospitals they must use, which specialists they’re allowed to see, and so on, yet physicians are expected to contain costs.
APRNs are regulated across the U.S. predominantly by boards of nursing, but physicians are pushing for state medical board and regulatory control.
PAs practicing in states with a practice barrier reported lower salaries than their peers in states without that barrier.
Persistent pain is complex and it is very unlikely that one magic bullet treatment is going to be the sole key to successful outcomes.
Encourage clients to use apps already available on their mobile devices for assistance with job and vocational demands.
However admirable a career in healthcare may be, taking care of others certainly comes with some risks.
A new survey reveals that 32% of patients perceive having access to their EHRs is ‘very important’ to them.
Despite nursing being a noble profession, the sexy nurse stereotype refuses to die. With Halloween (and scores of women dressed as such) rapidly approaching, we take a look at why, and what you can do to stop it.