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April 4, 2017
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At the “Nurse Hackathon: Nurses Hacking HealthCare” event hosted by Northeastern University, nurses are the ones leading the problem solving. In this episode of the Nursing Notes Live Podcast, we talk to Rebecca Love, RN, MSN, ANP, director of nurse innovation & entrepreneurship at Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., and Christine O'Brien, MSHI, RN, a nursing informatics specialist at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass., about their involvement in the event and the importance of nurse entrepreneurship.

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November 22, 2016
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John M. Welton, Ph. D., RN, FAAN, is currently a professor and scientist for health systems research at the University of Colorado College of Nursing, but he started his career as a volunteer fireman on Long Island. Read on to learn about his career evolution and how his research is using big data to improve health care in this episode of the Nursing Notes Live Podcast.

The Nurse Perspective
November 15, 2016

What is the true cost of nursing care? How can hospitals build efficient nursing care systems that maximize value? These are the types of questions John M. Welton, Ph. D., RN, FAAN, a professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing, is trying to answer as a scientist for health systems research. Read on to learn about his career journey and how his research is using big data to improve health care.

Advancing Health Outcomes
November 15, 2016

On the surface, big data and nursing may seem unrelated. However, nurses contribute to the collection of big data every day by capturing health information via electronic health record (EHR) systems. But how is this data being used? We sat down with John M. Welton, Ph. D., RN, FAAN, a professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing, to learn more about how big data is transforming nursing practice.

The Nurse Perspective
April 13, 2016

"Nursing informatics is still one of the “best kept secrets” in healthcare, even though nursing was at the forefront of informatics credentialing some 20 years ago. As technological advancements continue to grow and take hold in healthcare, the unique skill set of nursing informatics is becoming more well-known and desired throughout patient care.." - Jason J. Fratzke, RN, MSN, chief nursing informatics officer for Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Advancing Health Outcomes
April 13, 2016

Some healthcare organizations today provide nurses with apps to use on hospital-issued mobile devices to help easily document, retrieve and communicate patient information at the point-of-care.

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