Nursing workarounds and what they mean for the future of healthcare. Last evening, I spoke to a group of approximately 60 graduate nursing students at Northeastern University in Boston MA. I spoke on the topic of nurse entrepreneurship and intrapraneurship. The faculty members, Dr. Laura Mylott and Dr. Janet Rico wanted to show their students… Read more
A conversation a few months ago led me to wonder (and I should have asked), ‘why isn’t a nurse part of this meeting’? At that time, I was speaking with a physician and a project director about bedside nursing solutions using mobile to address existing workflow challenges. I realized toward the end of the… Read more
“Where’s my sheet?!” Nurses, you know the sheet I’m referring to…you also know the feeling of panic that rushes over you when you can’t find it. “Where did I leave it? I need that to know my patients!” This sheet is a piece of paper that is the nurses’ daily lifeline to knowing their patients.