Four Tips to Improve Confidence in Communication Among Your Nursing Team

As a nursing manager, you need to foster strong communications between your nurses. But there is more to it, of course. Not only should your team be able to effectively communicate with one another, but they also need to communicate with every patient in their care. Can you build the confidence among your nursing team… Read more »

Keeping Telehealth Services on the Long-Term Road Map

You’ve probably read a lot about telehealth services. The idea is that regular people can have access to medical professionals online without ever stepping foot in an office. They can get a simple diagnosis for easy to treat concerns. Many organizations are pushing toward it to provide on-demand healthcare experiences to consumers. It’s also beneficial… Read more »

Social Media Can be Great – 3 Ways to Make Sure You Aren’t Violating HIPAA

You know, as a healthcare professional, that compliance with HIPAA is an extremely important aspect of the modern medical system. But have you given much thought to how it affects your participation in social media? The truth is, social media is a great tool that can help you advance your medical career, but only if… Read more »

Struggling with Retaining Top Nurses? Here’s What NOT to Do

Are you concerned about your retention rates for top nursing talent? If you’re having trouble keeping nurses happy and engaged in your department, it might be time to reevaluate your processes to ensure you’re creating the right working environment for success. Even if you’re not currently experiencing challenges, these are great tips to keep in… Read more »

What Helps Develop Your Next Generation of Nurse Leaders?

Want to help develop nurse leaders for the next generation? Encourage them to increase their skill set A future nurse leader should be willing to take some risks by leaving their comfort zone to learn new skills.  One way to gain new skills is by volunteering to float to another unit in order to gain… Read more »

4 Terms to Avoid as a Leader… And Here’s What You SHOULD Say

Managers are not infallible. There are plenty of times when a manager has said something they regretted. And while you can’t go back and change the past, you can learn from these mistakes and avoid them again in the future. So what are some things that a leader shouldn’t say to their employees? And, more… Read more »