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Recent Blog Posts

Maryland Healthcare Staffing Crisis: 25% RN Vacancy Rate

Maryland Healthcare Staffing Crisis: 25% RN Vacancy Rate

In the Fall of 2021, the Maryland Hospital Association launched the Task Force On Maryland's Future Health Workforce to address the growing healthcare workforce crisis in the state. The Task Force reported a 25% RN vacancy rate, an expected shortfall of 13,800 RN and...

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Virginia Saba: Nursing Informatics Visionary, Mentor, Trailblazer.

Virginia Saba: Nursing Informatics Visionary, Mentor, Trailblazer.

The American Medical Informatics Association's (AMIA) Nursing Informatics Working Group (NIWG) is hosting an AMIA members-only webinar honoring the late Dr. Virginia Saba on Monday, September 19, 2022, at 11:00 AM Eastern time. If you're an AMIA member, you can access...

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Nurse Understaffing and the Fallacy of Nursing Budgets

Nurse Understaffing and the Fallacy of Nursing Budgets

Recent reports and studies have continued to raise the alarm about the escalating nurse understaffing crisis, its impact on the mental health and well-being of nurses, and the adverse effects understaffing is having on patient care and patient outcomes.{{Trusted...

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Save the Date: ANIA 2023 Annual Conference – May 10-12 – Louisville, KY

Save the Date: ANIA 2023 Annual Conference – May 10-12 – Louisville, KY

Save the Date and Call for Abstracts for the ANIA 2023 Annual Conference The American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) has announced their "Save the Date" and "Call for Abstracts" for the ANIA 2023 Annual Conference to be held from May 10 - 12, 2023 in...

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Nurse Keith Podcast: Nursing, Staffing, Informatics, & Hospital Budgets

Nurse Keith Podcast: Nursing, Staffing, Informatics, & Hospital Budgets

Last month, I had the pleasure of being a guest on the Nurse Keith Show where I talked with Keith Carlson about nursing, nursing informatics, the nurse staffing crisis, and my discovery of a 30-year-old flawed nursing budget process that increases the risk of nurse...

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