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Articles for Nurses

Go Ahead, Make Plans with NurseGrid

A lot of you have expressed interest in NurseGrid offering you more flexible ways to schedule personal events that impact your professional life. This week we’ve released an update to NurseGrid Mobile that offers you more flexibility and choice in event types.

Articles for Nurses

Five Reasons to Throw a Nurse Engagement Party

Congratulations, you’re engaged! You feel connected, supported, appreciated, and heard—happy to put your energy into a relationship that promises positive returns. Shouldn’t that be how nurses feel at work? So often, though, they say they feel the opposite.

Industry News

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: Old Problem, New Stakes

As staff nurses and nursing leaders, you spend so much time focusing on others at work–whether it’s patients, patients’ families, or staff in your charge–that your own wellbeing can too often be neglected.

Technology & Startups

Why Does a Tech Company Have a VP of Nursing?

When I started out in nursing, I knew little of what it took to be a nurse outside of assessments and patient care. In today’s world, it isn’t enough to just be a good clinical nurse. Like it or not, technology has become a part of our society and therefore a part of our industry.

Healthcare

When Best Practices Become Too Much of a Good Thing

What do you feel when you hear the words “best practice”? It probably depends where you sit. For those in the C-suite, a best practice may seem like a no-brainer. If something works well in one area, why not multiply its effects by mandating its use elsewhere?

Articles for Nurses

Responding To The View

As many of you have heard, comments were recently made on “The View” that offended a number of nurses across the country. Add us to that list. We are nurses too. So when Joy Behar says “Why is she wearing a Doctor’s stethoscope?” it offends us deeply.