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8 Instagram handles every nurse should follow

If you’re on Instagram and looking for users to follow, we have suggestions for eight accounts you may be interested in!

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Do you know the patient identifiers HIPAA defines as off-limits?

Do you know what you can–and can’t–share about your patients online? If not, it’s time to brush up on your HIPAA knowledge!

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Are mobile health platforms the next big thing in tech?

Three of the biggest technology companies in the world – Apple, Google and Samsung – are entering the mobile health market. Learn what’s new from each.

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Is the pager era over? More hospitals turning to HIPAA compliant texting

More hospitals are implementing smartphone texting systems as a communications method on the floor. Are pagers finally on the way out?

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3 apps to help nurses stay informed

We’ve got details on three apps you should download now to make your workday easier and keep informed on the job!

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3 great apps for nursing students

In nursing school? Love technology? We’ve got three awesome apps that you need to check out!

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3 apps to help make your workday easier

Are you always on the hunt for phone apps that will make your life and job just a little bit easier? We’ve got three for you to check out!

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“Nurses Say Pagers Must Go; Hospitals Drag Feet” – Did you read it?

“Nurses and other healthcare workers who communicate vital patient information say they need an alternative to outdated pagers and insecure smartphones.” Do you agree?

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5 best apps for a healthy mind

Get your brain in shape with these great apps!

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7 gadgets to help you get (and stay!) fit

Don’t have the time to hit the gym or a park after a 12-hour shift? Don’t beat yourself up! Instead, try one of these gadgets to help you get fit.

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Can blogging about nursing help the profession?

“Can nurses who blog use their online presence to improve the nursing profession? Can they use their voice to connect with others nurses and make a positive difference?”

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4 apps to help keep nurses organized off-duty

Check out four of our favorite apps to help keep your off-duty life organized, just in time for some spring cleaning!

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4 ways nurses can use social media for career success

“If you’re a nurse who uses social media but avoids talking about nursing topics, then you may be missing out on some really valuable ways to broaden your career horizons.”

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3 ways nurses can help their patients participate in clinical research

Up to 40% of cancer clinical studies go unfilled or are closed early because there are not enough participants. Here’s what you can do to help.

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5 apps every ER nurse needs

Work in the emergency room? We’ve got five apps you’ll want to keep handy during your fast-paced shifts.