A quick scan of recent headlines – including the latest high-profile story about a nursing home that has been found 85 percent liable for the 2013 sexual assault of an keep reading >
Employers today are facing an unusual challenge: Although medical cannabis is now legal in 29 states, including Pennsylvania, it remains illegal under federal law.
For years, healthcare organizations have dedicated time and resources to improve employee satisfaction. And, for good reason – according to a recent report by The Conference Board, less than half keep reading >
A Bureau of Labor Statistics report revealed that across all industries, 33 of 10,000 full time workers suffered from overexertion injuries.
Low workplace morale not only has a negative impact on overall company culture, but can also have severe financial implications. Therefore, it is imperative that companies work diligently to ensure that their employees are happy.
Even when care exceeds professional standards and is given in a high-quality facility with excellent regulatory scores, providers are still at risk of being sued.
Prescription opioid abuse is a serious public health concern that has affected Americans across every demographic. Drug overdose is now the leading cause of unintentional death, surpassing car accidents, and keep reading >
Nurses are known for working long shifts, and during the holidays this can increase. Since many full-time nurses take holiday benefit time around the end of the year, facilities rely on per diem staff and any remaining nurses to fill the void, which can mean overtime and double-shifts. This increase in hours can lead to sleep deprivation, poor nutrition and fatigue. Worse yet, it can result in a decrease in patient safety. But there a few ways that facilities can prevent or lessen nurse fatigue.