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Nurses have a deep distrust of AI – but transparency and training could help

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"Nurses are all for tech that enhances our skills and the patient care experience, but what we are witnessing in our hospitals is the degradation and devaluation of our nursing practice through the use of these untested technologies," she said. We will update this story if there is a response.

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More than just shortages, the nursing workforce risks a crisis of experience

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Building a sustainable nursing workforce requires more than just filling vacancies. How can we prepare and support new nurse graduates to develop a competent and resilient nursing workforce?

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Nurse staffing rule slammed by both industry and advocacy groups

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The rule places more stringent staffing requirements on nursing homes than those initially proposed and offers exemptions for certain providers. Still, interest groups on all sides slammed the rule, calling it either too stringent or lax.

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Care problems become technology systems via nurse informaticists

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The role of nurse informaticists has expanded to include deciding which technologies can best support evolving care delivery models, says MaryAnn Connor, senior director of nursing informatics, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Where are all the nurses? Hospitals, advocates disagree on crisis

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Hospitals and nursing unions clash on what’s driving sluggish application rates for open registered nurse positions at hospitals — a lack of qualified candidates or a lack of interest.

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20K Kaiser nurses, nurse practitioners ratify new contract

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After threatening to wage a two-day strike, nurses and nurse practitioners at Kaiser Permanente facilities in Northern California ratified a deal with the system that includes the addition of more than 2,000 new nursing positions.

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Lawmakers to reintroduce federal nurse staffing ratio bill

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The bill mirrors California’s nurse staffing law which took effect in 2004 and outlines exactly how many patients a nurse in specific hospital units can care for at one time.

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