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Marcia Frellick

About Marcia Frellick

After 25 years of writing/editing for newspapers and magazines, Marcia Frellick launched her freelance career in 2008 writing about all aspects of healthcare. Her work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, the Los Angeles Times, Medscape Medical News, American Medical News, magazine, Hospitals & Health Networks magazine and Northwestern University magazine.

Thirst for information demand for informatics RNs on rise

By | 2020-04-06T10:38:10-04:00 September 12th, 2013|Categories: Nursing Careers and Jobs, Nursing Specialties|

Nurses need only look at a few trends to see the promising future for nursing informatics, the specialty that combines nursing information and knowledge with management of data and information technology. According to the latest data from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, average salaries for nurse informaticists increased 42% in seven years —

From smells to stories, nurses take advantage of wellness programs

By | 2020-04-07T08:30:23-04:00 May 6th, 2013|Categories: Nursing News|

Beth Israel's Integrative Stress Management Program is unusual among health and wellness programs in New York and New Jersey in that it was designed by nurses specifically for nurses. The program aims to get nurses to step back from the everyday physical and mental stresses of the job and take a few minutes to focus on their own bodies, minds and spirits.