1. Sixty-eight Percent of Hospital Workers Plan to Quit!

    Hospitals today are facing higher turnover and attrition rates than ever before, according to a survey from Leaders for Today, a hospital management staffing firm. This increasing turnover isn't limited to certain healthcare jobs, it is affecting every role from the C-suite to the front lines. Surv…Read More

  2. SelfCare for HealthCare Promotes Patient Safety

    All healthcare givers and leaders agree that when we take better care of ourselves we can take better care of patients. Patient Safety Awareness Week is a perfect time to explore that proof. No one can deny that working in healthcare is stressful. Stress has been regarded as an occupational hazard s…Read More

  3. Yoga and Breathing Decrease Depression

    A new study finds that participation in yoga and deep breathing classes can help people with depression. Researchers discovered that practicing these exercises at least twice weekly plus at home can supplement pharmacological treatments for depression. The findings published in the Journal of Alte…Read More

  4. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Harms Critical Care Nurses

    Critical care nurses often experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when asked to recall unsuccessful attempts to resuscitate patients. One study published in the American Journal of Critical Care analyzed the results of an online survey of 490 critical care nurses. “Finding w…Read More

  5. 11 Questions That Reignite The Passion For Nursing

    Why Am I Still a Nurse Anyway? Most nurses didn’t choose this career because of great hours and working conditions. As trite as it may sound, most of us entered the profession of caring to help people...in their toughest times. I often say that nursing is a calling. That’s why we sign on and sta…Read More

  6. Job Dissatisfaction Affects Mental Health

    20 and 30-year-olds who are generally unhappy with their jobs may experience some health backlash by the time they reach their 40s, new research suggests. Researchers from The Ohio State University found that happiness on the job (or lack thereof) appears to have the biggest impact on midlife mental…Read More

  7. Save Money: Exercise

    Staying fit not only adds years to your life, but dollars to your wallet, says a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers reviewed data from a survey of some 26,000 Americans over the age of 18 and found that people who said they met the recommended criteria …Read More

  8. Exercise Slows Mental Decline

    A long-term study of twins showed that physical activity may reduce the risk of cognitive decline later in life. Following up with more than 3,000 twins 25 years after they provided information on their exercise habits shows physical activity in midlife leads to better cognition later in life, repor…Read More

  9. High Stress: Poor Health Behaviors

    Research proves that high levels of stress lead to negative health behaviors among healthcare professionals. Researchers measured stress and health behaviors, such as exercise, nutrition, and sleep, by examining the results of series of five annual surveys administered to employees at Mayo Clinic wh…Read More

  10. It Costs More to Replace Than to Retain

    You’ve heard it over and over: It’s more expensive to replace an employee than to retain one. A 2015 study, “The impact of human resource practices on employee retention in the telecom sector,” published in the International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, reports that costs assoc…Read More