Nurse Safety

Read: Cary Medical Center Makes Switch to In-House Security

Cary Medical Center Makes Switch to In-House Security

The decision was made after senior leaders sought feedback from frontline workers and assessed the physical environment of the hospital.

Read: Lawsuit: Hackley Hospital Nurse Fired for Speaking About Lack of PPE

Lawsuit: Hackley Hospital Nurse Fired for Speaking About Lack of PPE

The registered nurse claims Hackley Hospital administrators made them throw out N95 masks donated amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read: Compassion Fatigue: Your Job Is to Help Others, but Who Is Helping You?

Compassion Fatigue: Your Job Is to Help Others, but Who Is Helping You?

First responders, clinicians, educators, counselors and others in the helping professions can be vulnerable to compassion fatigue. Here’s how you can take care of yourself during these troubling times.

Read: Honeywell Factory Now Producing N95 Masks for Healthcare Workers

Honeywell Factory Now Producing N95 Masks for Healthcare Workers

Honeywell was able to convert its Rhode Island factory in only five weeks — something that typically takes about nine months.

Read: Nurses Protest Unsafe Working Conditions, Lack of PPE

Nurses Protest Unsafe Working Conditions, Lack of PPE

The protestors say nurses and other healthcare workers in many hospitals across the country have not been provided with adequate PPE to protect them from exposure to the coronavirus.

Read: Staff No-Shows Prompt Evacuation of California Nursing Home

Staff No-Shows Prompt Evacuation of California Nursing Home

More than 80 patients were moved from the nursing home. The state licensing board will review if the employee no-shows could rise to the level of abandonment.

Read: Rice Offering Housing to Hospital Personnel Working to Fight COVID-19

Rice Offering Housing to Hospital Personnel Working to Fight COVID-19

Rice University is located directly adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world.

Read: FBI Warns Health Care Professionals of Increased Potential for Fraudulent Sales of COVID-19-Related Medical Equipment

FBI Warns Health Care Professionals of Increased Potential for Fraudulent Sales of COVID-19-Related Medical Equipment

Scammers may promise equipment they do not have access to in order to capitalize on the medical community’s urgent needs.

Read: Which Hospital Regions Are Most Prepared for Coronavirus Patient Influx?

Which Hospital Regions Are Most Prepared for Coronavirus Patient Influx?

Data from the Harvard Global Health Institute estimates a fifth of adults who are infected with the virus will need to be hospitalized.

Read: Rise in Healthcare Workers Quarantined for Coronavirus Raises Concerns

Rise in Healthcare Workers Quarantined for Coronavirus Raises Concerns

Experts say the spreading of the coronavirus has also shown many hospitals are not prepared to handle a public health crisis.

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