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5 signs of nursing burnout

Job burnout is common Medical staff can work in many different settings – hospitals, retail, home infusion, long term care, hospice and correctional facilities. No matter what setting they work in, they all face high demands. But when does burnout occur? And Burnout...

One Day, 1,000 Stories: Personal Histories of the JFK Assassination

Thirty years ago, an unknown nurse in Tennessee wrote to hundreds of celebrities asking them where they were when JFK was shot. They wrote back. In the late 1970s, 15 years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, an emergency-room nurse named Jodie...
Paperwork – It Will Only Get Worse!

Paperwork – It Will Only Get Worse!

Excerpted from an interesting post we found here: Paperwork-It Will Only Get Worse! Two hours working on paperwork and I am beat! Visiting patients is the easy part of my day. The part that gives me the greatest satisfaction and reaffirms my choice of career. The...

Hooman Noorchashm MD, PhD: What level of risk is ethical?

Medicine X 2017 Keynote Presentation: Hooman Noorchashm in conversation with Gilles Frydman Transcript: Hooman we met a few years ago online after your wife was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma and you join one of the online communities I was involved in that’s...

Medicare Advantage…Whose Advantage??

Now,Let’s think here….Would Cigna pay all this money if it wasn’t going to make them a lot of money? Cigna shells out $3.8B to buy Medicare Advantage plan Among all the acquisitions insurers are making to grow their Medicare business, Cigna has taken...

What’s Your Guess?

Do you think they care less or that they have too little time because of understaffing or insurance requirements? Can they chat? With Business setting the standard of care, do you think the human element is that important to them. Can nurses practice listening,...