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The Evolution of Nursing

The Evolution of Nursing

Nursing as a profession is older than many people believe. The deaconess Fabiola played a role in ancient Rome – she established the first Christian hospital in Rome. In fact, in ancient Rome, nurses – almost always female – ran hospitals and did home visits. Midwives existed in the earliest societies. However, the preferred “nurse”… Continue Reading

Healthcare Apps That Will Help Keep You Fighting Fit

Healthcare Apps That Will Help Keep You Fighting Fit

A good healthcare app will help you bridge the gap between your own knowledge and your healthcare provider’s knowledge about your medical history. The convenience of our smartphones allows us to have a wealth of information and data at our fingertips, therefore, there’s no reason we should not allow health and physical well-being to be… Continue Reading

Informatics Nurse Job Description

Informatics Nurse Job Description

Nurses have always been dedicated to the support and delivery of optimal patient care, and informatics nurses are no different – they simply use information technology to achieve their purpose. Integrating 21st-century technology into the healthcare industry is a monumental process, as complex as it is imperative, and necessitating the development of an entire industry.… Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Consider Travel Nursing

5 Reasons to Consider Travel Nursing

  Even in a troubled economy, medical careers are always in demand. However, hospitals with stretched budgets can’t always afford to hire all the full-time staff they need, or sometimes the full-time positions are in areas to which many qualified nurses simply aren’t able to move permanently. Whether you’re pursuing a PhD in nursing degree… Continue Reading

4 Ways to Ensure a Happier Hospital Staff

4 Ways to Ensure a Happier Hospital Staff

In February 2013, U.K. doctors and researchers published a study finding the happier a hospital’s staff is, the more quality care provided. If you work in a hospital or have a degree in nursing education, you won’t find this to be a surprising observation, considering how stressful working in the medical field is. If the… Continue Reading

Three Reasons Why Nurses Will Remain Vital in Five Years

Three Reasons Why Nurses Will Remain Vital in Five Years

The nursing profession has seen many changes recently – even before the controversial Affordable Care Act takes full effect – and that may push some nurses away from the field. This is unfortunate because nursing remains a rapidly growing field with a rich array of career options that will provide many opportunities for those who… Continue Reading

Traveling Health Care and Taxes

Traveling Health Care and Taxes

Adam Ghosh has over twenty years experience as a researcher in the medical field. In that time he has worked with allergists and vascular surgeons, and everyone in between. Now he supplements his early retirement by contributing to Weatherby Healthcare. When contemplating work as a traveling health professional, you should consider some of the tax… Continue Reading

Is Cross-Updating Your Various Social Media Accounts A Good Idea?

Is Cross-Updating Your Various Social Media Accounts A Good Idea?

Speaking from personal experience, it can be difficult to keep all of your social media profiles updated. There are some friends of mine that have an almost unnatural ability to keep up, both socially and professionally. But I have never been one of the born networkers that they appear to be. Usually I will use… Continue Reading

Top 5 Small Business Accounting Apps For iPhone

Top 5 Small Business Accounting Apps For iPhone

Being a small business owner can be difficult during tax time. Businesses have more intensive taxes, but small business owners typically don’t have the money for an accounting department. If you want some help with your taxes, then try these five accounting apps. They are the best because they are useful, have many features and… Continue Reading

Coping With Unique Dilemmas for the Traveling Nurse

Coping With Unique Dilemmas for the Traveling Nurse

Kathryn Norcutt can often be found researching and reading about the newest innovations in the health care field. In her free time, she loves to work at perfecting her strength and fluidity in her Vinyasa yoga. Kathryn currently writes and blogs for RNnetwork. Whether you have always wanted to work on the road as well… Continue Reading

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