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Forming a Disaster Management Plan for Healthcare

This is a time when large-scale disasters are becoming more frequent, some of them linked to climate change and global warming. This blog looks at healthcare disaster impacts, serious vulnerabilities, preparation best practices, and the need for enhanced disaster recovery planning in healthcare organizations.

June 17, 2021

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How do nurses influence health policy?

Given that there are more nurses than any other profession in healthcare, nurses should play a larger role in creating healthcare policy. This blog posts looks at why and how the policy change influence of nurses can be improved, as well as ways it is already felt.

June 14, 2021

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COVID-19 Made Reopening Long-Term Care Especially Difficult

The delayed reopening of nursing homes and long-term care facilities during the height of the COVID-19 was problematic for residents, who suffered in the absence of the vital support and engagement of visitors and family members.

June 11, 2021

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Discover why 200,000+ Healthcare Workers Have Already Switched to The Red Cross for Resuscitation Certification

Learn how HealthStream and The American Red Cross Resuscitation Suite™ can help your organization save time and money, develop high performance resuscitation teams and ease the burden of program management by deploying the same science in new, innovative ways.

June 10, 2021

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Sexual Identity and Unconscious Bias in Healthcare

For success in treatment and for encouraging healthy behaviors, a trusting relationship needs to exist between the patient and a healthcare professional. Ultimately, cultivating awareness is key to counteracting the negative impacts of unconscious sexual identity bias on members of the LGBT community.

June 10, 2021

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3 Areas of Focus for Nursing Informatics Competencies

This blog post examines three nursing informatics competencies and connects them to better patient care, healthcare initiatives and goals like lower readmission rates, and an improved overall sense of job fulfillment and engagement for nurses.

June 09, 2021