How Real-time Health Technology Can Help Beat Nurse Burnout

Posted by Frank Grant, President & CEO on August 26, 2017

Nurses pour so much of their passion and energy into caring for patients that it’s easy for the daily stresses and demands of the job to take a toll. What can hospitals do to alleviate nurse burnout and give nurses a helping hand with their ever-expanding patient care duties?

Real-time Health System (RTHS) technologies like our next-generation nurse call system can step into the gap, improving patient and staff communication while also delivering valuable real-time data and analytics to help balance workloads and alarm fatigue that lead to staff burnout.

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Topics: Real-Time Health Systems, Nurse Satisfaction, Real-Time Technology

How Hospitals, Nursing Leaders and Nurses Can Beat Caregiver Burnout

Nurses devote their lives to taking care of others, but when it comes to taking care of their own needs, many put themselves on the back burner. Research shows that the best nurses—those driven by compassion, attention to detail and a desire to serve—are the ones most susceptible to burnout from the growing stresses and demands of today’s healthcare environment.

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Topics: Blog, Nurse Satisfaction

Keys to Boosting Engagement, Enthusiasm in Nursing Teams

Highly engaged clinical staff and employees are key to improving the overall experience patients have while staying in the hospital. Nurses play a critical role in this effort. Registered nurses outnumber doctors 4 to 1, and they comprise the largest single component of hospital staff and serve as the primary providers of hospital care in the United States. Not only do nurses perform hands-on tasks such as taking vital signs and dispensing medication, but they also walk alongside patients through diagnoses and treatment plans and coordinate care across all settings. It’s essential for hospitals that their nurses—the heartbeat of the hospital—are engaged and enthusiastic about their jobs.

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Topics: Blog, Nurse Satisfaction

Hospital Culture Transformation Starts at the Top


Accountability is a buzzword tossed around frequently in healthcare. Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, more than 800 organizations have become accountable care organizations (ACOs). But just how “accountable” are these organizations in creating collaborative, high-quality care? Maybe not as many as you think. Turns out, creating accountability in hospital culture is much easier said than done.

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Topics: Blog, Nurse Satisfaction

Our top 10 favorite nurse stories of 2016 so far

Posted by Brenda Aubin on August 19, 2016

What would healthcare be without nurses? They are our front lines of patient safety, the heart and soul of hospitals and ICUs, and the people who comfort so many patients in their time of need. Despite the frequent risk of burnout and exhaustion, high-stress situations and long shifts, nurses seem to find time every day to go above and beyond for patients—and sometimes for complete strangers.

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Topics: Blog, Nurse Satisfaction

The State of Nursing in 2016 [Infographic]

Posted by Karen Stone on May 11, 2016

According to industry experts, nursing is poised for some big changes in the coming decade. An aging workforce, rising employment demand and a growing numbers of nursing students are all factors predicted to have an important impact on the profession over the next ten years. 

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Topics: News & Events, Nurse Satisfaction

3 Ways to Help Your Nursing Team Make Friends with Technology

Posted by Brenda Aubin on March 25, 2016

If one thing remains consistent in the ever-changing healthcare field, it’s that nursing teams are the heartbeat of the discipline. At the other extreme is something that is constantly changing: technology and its many applications in healthcare. And technology will continue to bring new opportunities, as well as new challenges, into the field. 

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Topics: Nurse Satisfaction

Balanced Clinical Workloads Help Prevent Caregiver Burnout

Posted by Karen Stone on July 10, 2015

Finding and keeping great talent is challenging in any industry. But the stakes are especially high in hospitals where lives depend on having a high performing team.

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Topics: Nurse Satisfaction

Nursing Calls the Servant's Heart

Posted by Karen Stone on May 14, 2015

A devastating blow sometimes turns out to be the path to your life’s calling.

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Topics: Blog, Nurse Satisfaction

Leading by Example to Create a Culture of Accountable Care

Posted by Cathy Swenson, RN, BSN, MA on February 28, 2015

"A leader leads by example whether he intends to or not." - Steve Jobs

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Topics: Blog, Nurse Satisfaction

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