A CNO’s Four Considerations for Your Practice Based on New Stroke Guidelines

By Martie L. MooreHot TopicsLeave a Comment

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Stroke is still the second-leading cause of death in the world. In America, stroke kills about 140,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths and it also contributes heavily to adult disability.1  It has impacted my life and I am sure it has impacted yours. I’m a healthcare professional whose blood pressure changed silently, making a few changes … Read More

Why Care Transitions Need to Improve Now

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Skilled nursing facilities are getting busier. More than 20 percent of all hospitalized older adults who use Medicare will be transitioned and admitted to a SNF following a hospital stay. But patients don’t have a lot of time to decide. A study found most had to choose a skilled nursing facility the day before or even the day of being discharged.1 … Read More

Optimizing Outcomes and Approaching Change Differently This Year Through Medical Improv

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Social and emotional learning, emotional intelligence, and interpersonal skills are often referred to as “soft” skills. This skill set encompasses human behavior and as such, informs the quality of our communication, relationships, teamwork and leadership.  These in turn, inform our workplace cultures and healthcare system(s) and provide feedback on the skills themselves.  Healthy skills and relationships contribute to healthy cultures. … Read More