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Hidden Nurse Anxiety

Anxiety can significantly impact many nurses’ work environments. Personally speaking, nothing has shaped my career as a nurse more than anxiety derived from negative nursing experiences.

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You Might Find Your Next Job on NurseGrid

We wanted to create something for our users that took the pain out of the job search and application process. So over the past couple months we’ve been working on a feature we’re excited to announce: NurseGrid Jobs.

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Nurses and Preventable Readmissions

Readmissions are stressful for both patients and staff, not to mention costly for facilities. Studies show that improving communication between caregiver and patient has the biggest impact on reducing these return visits, which puts nurses in a uniquely powerful position.

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We Need More Nurses in Healthcare Leadership Positions

There’s an archaic stereotype that looms over the leadership hierarchy of the healthcare industry. That is, that physicians are the leaders, the delegators, the most knowledgeable in the field of medicine. And nurses are the helpers, taking direction from the doctor in charge.

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Mind the Gap: Preparing Gen Y to Take Over

An increasing number of millennial nurses are set to fill the shoes of those seasoned nurses, and that’s a heavy load to carry for those on the front lines and the nurse leaders preparing them to take the reins.

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The Benefits of Taking a Break

For many of us outside nursing, taking a break in the workday—to grab a bite, go for a walk, or catch up with a coworker—is a practiced habit. It’s something we take for granted. Not so for nurses.

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Filling the Void and Feeling the Love

After moving from the bedside to the desk-side 7 months ago, I was blown away by the amount of simple, powerful technology businesses have at their disposal. Nursing has been left behind, but NurseGrid is changing that.

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When Nurse Staffing Becomes a Matter of Life and Death

Earlier this year, Johns Hopkins Medicine released a study that made many people think twice about their fates when being admitted to a hospital for care. In it, researchers suggested medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States.

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5 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.

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Caretaking Goes Both Ways: Expanding the Triple Aim

Despite its noble intentions, the Triple Aim of healthcare may be causing more pain than intended, at least according to a study in the Annals of Family Medicine. And it’s no surprise that nurses and nurse managers are feeling the sting too.

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Nurse Managers: Caught in the Middle

As healthcare continues to evolve, nowhere is the push and pull situation—the need to improve care quality and patient satisfaction on one hand and reduce costs on the other—more acute than in nursing. And nurse managers find themselves right in the middle.

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Introducing Department Schedules and Real-Time Dashboard

Today we’re excited to announce two powerful new features for NurseGrid Manager. We’re now surfacing more actionable team and department updates and streamlining schedule distribution and communication--and we think everybody will be pretty happy about it.

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