Patient care is so important because it shows the patients, family and other healthcare providers that you care. This encourages a positive relationship between the patient and nurse, which in turn makes patients easier to care for. This will lead to a more positive experience for the patient, as well as a happier nursing team and department.
Trying to make patients feel as festive and cheerful in a strange place is the ultimate holiday challenge, but a little extra effort can make all the difference this holiday season.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a new report that states that Hospital Acquired Infection (HAIs) are slowly reducing with the proper programs implemented!
The healthcare industry is constantly changing and being innovated with new technology, facilities and ideas. Another way healthcare is shifting is the opening of more and more outpatient facilities and clinics. With a human-centered design in mind, these facilities are opening to serve a certain audience of people.
Hospitals work hard each and every day of the year to heal vulnerable patients. With many patients comes many medical supplies, but medical supplies must be reused and cleaned after each patient to ensure proper sanitation. However, this is not always the case, as hospital acquired infections (HAI’s) account for 99,000 deaths in United States hospitals each yea
Technological advancements and innovation have led to many new ways of going about things, especially virtual reality in healthcare industry. One of these innovations and recent fad is Virtual Reality (VR). Virtual reality is defined as an artificial environment which is experienced through sensory stimuli (such as signs and sounds) provided by a computer in which one’s actions partially determine what happens in the environment.
As hospital acquired infections affect more than a million people a year, you might start to rethink if these medical instruments are actually “sterile.” The sterilization process of these instruments are so crucial, and even the slightest mess up could reverse the whole thing completely, making the supplies contaminated with bacteria, fungi, viruses and more!
A nurse’s work day can become very stressful and chaotic from time to time. They work to the demand of their patients, are often understaffed, and have to work hours outside of the common nine to five time frame. This is why making sure their job is getting done efficiently and effectively is of great importance.
Technology has helped improve the quality of care in my health facilities, but some still struggle to rapid care when needed. There are steps healthcare professionals can take in order to make sure patients are getting the quality care they deserve.