How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically

Nurses are a critical part of the healthcare workforce, so the ongoing nursing shortage is a big challenge. Research by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses says that while nurses report being highly satisfied with their career path, 54 percent said they plan to leave their current job within three years.

PreCheck Celebrates National Nurses Week 2019 with Merlessa Rosacina

This week, National Nurses Week, is an annual event held May 6-12 to not only honor the late Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, but also to celebrate the nursing profession and the important role nurses play in providing the highest level of quality care to their patients. This year’s theme, “4 Million Reasons to Celebrate,” aims to recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s four million registered nurses as well as their ongoing commitment to their work.

Healthcare organizations have one mission—to provide quality care to patients. And nurses are integral to accomplishing that mission.

For healthcare organizations facing a hyper-competitive market and an aging customer base that requires more care, contingent staffing, also known as supplemental staffing, can play an integral role in HR's strategic planning process as a means to acquire on-demand, qualified healthcare talent.

Mentoring is key to the development of healthcare professionals and can play an important role in advancing the quality of care in the United States.

In nursing, competence and compassion go hand in hand, and reflection can help to cultivate both. As healthcare providers strive to create care experiences centered on the people whose health is in the balance, training nurses to reflect on their experiences is one way to help them learn to optimally care for other people.

Top 10 Healthcare and Compliance Blog Posts from 2017

As has become custom at the start of a new year, here’s a look back at the most popular posts from the previous year. 2017 was a year of uncertainty under a new presidential administration as well as ongoing change in the healthcare sector. Healthcare HR trends, nurses, background check compliance, and performance management are all topics that made this year’s list of most popular blog posts.

3 Mindfulness Practices to Overcome Stress in Healthcare

Healthcare professionals hold one of the most stressful and demanding jobs in our nation. In fact, the medical field is rated among the top 10 most stressful jobs in America, according to ABC News.

3 Healthcare HR Strategies for Overcoming Nursing Shortages

As many as 10,000 baby boomers are retiring each day. In healthcare, not only will this continue to exacerbate the ongoing issue of nurse shortages; it will also increase the deficit in knowledgeable, experienced nurses, threatening the safety of patients and the nation’s health as a whole.

5 Ways to Enhance Communication Skills in Nursing Education

Effective communication is a soft skill that is key for success in almost anything, whether it concerns maintaining a good relationship or remaining productive in the workplace. For nursing, however, good communication skills can make a big difference in the quality of patient care. Nursing educators can shape tomorrow’s nurses to become better communicators, allowing them to achieve improved patient outcomes and deliver high quality care.

Here are five ways to enhance the communication skills of nursing students, based on some of the latest research in the field.

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