Nurse News

MEDITECH AVP Attends HIMSS CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable Summit

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Cathy Turner, MEDITECH AVP, BSN, MBA, RN-BC attended this year’s HIMSS CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable Summit, joining nurse executives from 12 different HIT vendors at the HIMSS Innovation Center on Dec. 8 - 9.


Phelps Memorial Awarded Exemplar Status for Specialized Elderly Care

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Phelps Memorial Hospital Center (Sleepy Hollow, NY) has been awarded “Exemplar” status from the NICHE Program (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) for their ongoing dedication to providing specialized care for the elderly in their community.


The World Health Organization Calls for Input on Future of Nursing and Midwifery

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The World Health Organization (WHO) aims to further development of their strategic directions for nursing and midwifery over the next four years through an online public consultation.


HHS Report: Patient Safety Proven to Save Lives and Money

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According to a recent report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), healthcare organizations that make patient safety their number one priority save both lives and money.


MEDITECH On The Road Events Makes Final Stops to Sunny California

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The MEDITECH On The Road Events (MORE) wrapped up its 2015 tour with final stops to Monterey and Marina del Rey, Calif., Nov. 17 and Nov. 19.


This Thanksgiving, Celebrate National Family Health History Day

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Make health a topic of conversation this holiday. As Americans come together to give thanks and feast, the Surgeon General encourages them to talk about health conditions (like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes) that may run in their families.


NAHC and HHNA Recognize Nation’s Top 50 Home Care & Hospice Nurses

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA), annually select the top 50 nurses from around the country who go above and beyond to help the patients and families they care for.

 

 


HCA to Host Clinical Care Classification User Meeting

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MEDITECH customer HCA will host the 2nd Clinical Care Classification (CCC) User Meeting at their corporate headquarters in Nashville, TN on Dec. 3-4. The seminar provides attendees with a forum to discuss the adoption, implementation, and outcomes for Meaningful Use in nursing.


3 Ways Physicians Can Engage Patients on Social Media

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In a recent Forbes article, “Doctors Using Social Media To Reach The New Consumers Of Healthcare,” cardiologist and on-air medical expert for North Carolina’s NBC-affiliate WNCN, Dr. Kevin Campbell, MD, FACC, gave tips on how physicians can use social media networks to engage their patients and build stronger relationships. 

 


MEDITECH Nurses: Get Connected

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Formerly known as the Nurses’ Station, the Nurse Connection is a one-stop shop for information pertaining to MEDITECH nurses — from the Nurse Advisory Committee (NAC), to educational documentation, to news related to the nursing community, and much more.


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