Preventing Adverse Events- What nurses need to know?

By: Medha Verma

“Too err is Human: Building a Safer Health System” The title that shocked the healthcare when Institute of Medicine reported that adverse events were the leading cause of death. It is difficult to think that seeking help caused more damage than good. The change began and continue to evolve to make healthcare a safer place […]

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Burnout among Nurses

By: Medha Verma

burnout among nurses

Burnout among Nurses- Is it for Real?   “This is a disaster!” Mike said. “May be you shouldn’t take your laughs so seriously” said Sully (Mike’s best friend) “But – I- I mean, work has been-” Mike tried to explain that he took his jokes very seriously.. A story about the best laugh collector (Mike) […]

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Impact of Nurses on Patient Mortality and Morbidity

By: Medha Verma

impact of nurse on patient mortility and morbidity

Doctors are often cited as ‘God’ in healthcare setting. Ever wondered what happens when doctor leaves a patient, who is the constant source of energy, support and care. Answer isn’t a tricky one, it is the nurses who stand by the patients when in an ICU a patient is not happy with his meals and […]

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Nursing Sensitive Indicators and its impact on Accreditation

By: Medha Verma

Nurrsing sensitive indicators

Accreditation in Healthcare- Role of Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators The current trend in healthcare is encouraging organizations to acquire ‘accreditation’ with national (NABH) and international organizations (JCI). The process not only helps the institution to demonstrate quality patient care, understand lacunae, scope of improvement but also enhancing their reputation as healthcare providers. Accreditation in Healthcare– […]

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