Preventing Nurse Burnout in Your Hospital – Free 7 Step Guide

Nurse burnout is a serious and growing problem for health facilities. Lack of staff means longer hours and stress for your nurses, which can severely affect patient care. At Medical Solutions, we know what a hardship this can be and have created a guide to help and prevent nurse burnout in your facility. Discover the 7 visible …

Recruiting secret: Hospital offers convenient housing for its employees

Having trouble recruiting hospital staff? This might be your solution… One Orlando hospital sold part of their land to a local developer to build convenient, nearby housing for hospital staff. The building developer agreed to offer hospital employees a three-month preferred lease option before the apartments are made available to the public. Even when the …

How Do You Create an Effective Hospital Culture?

It’s proven that hospitals with an effective culture provide better patient care and outperform competitors.  To achieve a desired hospital culture, you must identify what kind of culture you currently have, decide what you want your culture to be, and shift everyone toward the preferred culture. The easiest way to assess current culture is to …

Makeover your unit by integrating travel nurses

Travel nurses are great at stepping in right away and helping out. But any little thing you as a nurse manager can do to help speed up that process will help her acclimate faster and in the end help your unit perform better. Integrating a travel nurse into your unit is really just a matter of …

Refreshing nursing skills?

A post and comment thread on a great blog over at the HCA West Florida Recruitment Blog  brought up the point about nurses returning to the profession due to the economic recession after time away and their need to take part in “Back to Nursing” type programs to refresh their skills.  Here are some other nursing …