Nurses looking to take their autoimmune disease and cancer treatment research to the next level have an opportunity to fund those efforts through DAISY Foundation grants. Nurses can apply through Sept. 5.
A breach of patient confidentiality can result in a lawsuit. Who is at fault -- and who isn't -- will be determined by the courts based on several factors.
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are gone, but the hurricanes' health effects — a result of their physical and emotional impact — may be felt for years.
Las Vegas shooting victims struck by gunfire or injured in the panic headed to hospitals as healthcare providers put their mass casualty training to work.
Nurse researchers will find out whether a web-based tool can actually help curb patients' use of opioids for chronic pain and reduce opioid addiction rates.
Suicide and the valuable role clinicians can play in its prevention is the topic of a new interprofessional continuing education course.
Hackers want electronic health records and they’re targeting smaller institutions with less protection in order to get them, according to experts.
Helping a troubled patient If you are an emergency nurse, you practice within the requirements of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. However, the nurse in the following case made a patient care decision that may have violated EMTALA. (Munoz v. Watsonville Community Hospital, Case No. 15-cv-00932-BLF, United States District Court Northern District of