Patient Handling

Briggs Healthcare partners with ErgoNurse

Briggs Healthcare will be the exclusive distributor for ErgoNurse's "no-lift" patient repositioning system, the company announced.

Give these nurses a hand, really

Give these nurses a hand, really

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The American Nurses Association recently revealed national standards for safe patient handling and mobility. I say, "Bravo!" And it's about time.

Nurses focusing on quality of care indicators to share experiences

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Nursing and healthcare professionals from around the globe will convene Wednesday through Friday at the 7th Annual American Nurses Association "Nursing Quality Conference." The latest research relating to organizational performance and its effects on care will be a focal point that all providers can learn from for the coming era of bundled payments and team care. Findings gleaned from 1,900 hospitals in the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Former will be featured. Registered nurse and country music star Naomi Judd will be a keynote speaker. Safe patient handling is the focus of one special breakout session on opening day. Up to 13.5 contact hours may be earned.