Report: 90% of nurses considering leaving the profession in the next year

By Bill Siwicki for Healthcare IT News Shawn Sefton, RN, has experienced first-hand the operational, staffing and scheduling challenges that plague the U.S. nurse workforce, having worked as a nurse and in various nurse leader roles for decades. She spent her early career as a frontline ED and perianesthesia nurse in various hospitals. Then she…

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Nursing leaders share strategies for reducing documentation burden

By Kat Jercich for Healthcare IT News The root causes of nursing burnout are varied – as are potential solutions for it. However, given that nurses are frequently responsible for clinical documentation, it’s perhaps not surprising that reducing documentation burden is frequently cited as a key strategy for fighting burnout. Whether it’s through more in-depth electronic health record…

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