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ICU Management

2018 16 Jul

As a nurse working in intensive care I have moments in which emotions get much deeper than expected. My own vulnerability is confronting. Do I lose control or do I experience the essence of my job as a nurse? Kathy, your story on YouTube and your saying “the touch that isn’t effective or that didn’t hurt” made a deep impression on me. Every... Read more

Executive Health Management

4 Reasons for Nurses to Join Hospital Boards

2016 11 Jul

Hospital boards would gain a valuable perspective on the experience of patients, staff and help accomplish the Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim. The Triple Aim aims to improve patient experience, health populations and cut the per capita cost of healthcare. The suggestion was made by Joanne Disch, R.N., who directs the University of... Read more

Executive Health Management

Who Let the Dogs Out?

2016 11 Apr

Rush University Medical Centre is developing an innovative programme for helping relieve medic stress and burnout; bringing in four-legged friends for a petting session. Animal therapy, as it is known, has been proven to help decrease stress and anxiety of hospital patients. The university’s Pet Pause programme is now being extended to hospital staff.... Read more