A Breakdown of HIPAA Guidelines for Nurses Who Travel
Jan09

A Breakdown of HIPAA Guidelines for Nurses Who Travel

You just finished with your patient and are back at the nurse’s station. You are chatting to a coworker about the unique symptoms your patient has. You’re animated as the two of you chat about the possibilities of what it could be. Plus, you’re essentially testing each other’s working knowledge of medicine. It doesn’t even cross your mind that maybe someone is overhearing this conversation who shouldn’t. This simple and all too common...

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Nursing Handoff: Ensuring Easy Transitions for Patients
Dec04

Nursing Handoff: Ensuring Easy Transitions for Patients

In the healthcare industry, it is not uncommon for different healthcare professionals to treat a patient. This can happen because of shift changes or other circumstances. This switch is known as a “handoff” and it is actually very common. During this transition, it is important that not only the patients but also the staff feel at ease. So, in this blog, we will go into more detail about what a nursing handoff is...

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