COVID-19 has had an effect on all industries, and the healthcare industry is no exception. Not only have hospitals had to make changes in processes and design, but nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals have also had to change to prevent the spread of illness and keep them and their patients safe.
Patient-centered care in any healthcare organization is vital to its success. Focusing on patients is the number one priority to help quicken their recovery.
A single instrument in a hospital setting could be used hundreds of times for different patients and procedures. If you think about this in detail, it seems pretty gross! This is why sterile storage and the process of sterilizing these instruments is so crucial.
Since nursing began there have been many technological and medical advancements that have changed nursing practices and increased the quality of patient care.
Emergency rooms are a staple for every hospital. If you are a fully functioning hospital facility, you definitely have an emergency room, but often times they are not equipped or designed properly to productively and efficiently handle the volume or diversity of cases it sees on a daily basis.
Most inpatient rooms are the same and you know what to expect before going in; however, many people aren’t totally sure what an outpatient room entails. They are used for different things and chances are you have already been to one without even knowing it.
Lockers are a form of storage that many people may not give much thought to. What are the best uses for locker storage?
A nurse has a number of essential, life-saving tasks to complete each and every day! All hospitals, nurse leaders, and staff can agree that for the best patient outcomes, the nurses need optimum productivity and stress management systems in place.
A patient goes in for a simple procedure or surgery and days later is readmitted because of a sickness or infection. An issue this common poses another problem: how can healthcare professionals stop the spread of HAIs in hospitals?