Posts Tagged: innovation

We have the ability to make change.

Tonight I spoke to a group of graduate nursing students at Northeastern University about how to look at daily problems as opportunities to form impactful solutions. Too often we just accept that ‘this is just the way that it is’ and keep battling the challenges that really don’t make sense when you have a moment… Read more

Health Tech Venture Network Female Entrepreneurship Conference: Recap

A nice recap of the HealthTech Venture Network Female Entrepreneurship Conference on October 7th in Seaport Boston. “To hear the other women’s stories and to hear how similar, not necessarily the specifics are, but just the accounts of the day-to-day… I felt like I was in the right place. And there are so many times you feel… Read more

Nightingale’s Innovative Nurse (October): Dr. Shanina Knighton PhD RN

Meet Dr. Shanina Knighton: The Entrepreneur in Patient Hand Hygiene Describe your initial interest in patient hand hygiene?  As a student nurse during my clinical rotations I would often hear about the importance of healthcare worker hand hygiene, but with flu outbreaks such as Swine and H1N1 being an issue at the time I wondered… Read more

Healthcare Innovation: It takes the time that it takes.

While clinicians (e.g., nurses, doctors, CNAs, etc.). are the users of new health care technologies, they are often not the purchasers. This complicates the diffusion of innovation in healthcare. However, it doesn’t mean it can’t be done. It does mean it will likely take longer than diffusing innovation at the consumer level. Article originally appeared… Read more

Nightingale’s Innovative Nurses Campaign

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In September, we kicked off our Nightingale’s Innovative Nurses campaign! At Nightingale Apps, we believe in innovation, compassion, and serving others. That’s why we’ve decided to highlight nurses that use ingenuity to solve problems at the bedside. If you’d like to nominate a nurse or even yourself please reach out to us at contact@nightingaleapps.com. We’ve shared… Read more