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    Training Health Professionals to be 'Knowledge Workers': Preparing Students for 21st Century Practice

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Mar 11, 2021 8:09:47 PM

    Authors and informatics experts, Dr. Dee McGonigle of Chamberlain University and Dr. Kathy Mastrian of Pennsylvania State University and they discussed the importance of educating all healthcare professionals on informatics. Here are the top 5 takeaways from their presentation.

    Catch the replay full on our YouTube channel. 

       

    "Thank you ..this was excellent and I have shared it with my faculty."
       - Nursing Faculty Webinar Attendee

     

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    Celebrating Black History Month

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Feb 17, 2021 10:40:08 AM

    As we celebrate Black History Month we reflect on the many contributions made by African Americans to space exploration, science, mathematics, computing as well as nursing and medicine. These amazing individuals have made extraordinary contributions to their fields and our day-to-day lives. We want to take this time to recognize and honor each of them.

     
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    Topics: Biological Science, computing, Mathematics, clinical nursing, General Medicine, Black History Month, African Americans

    Author Spotlight on Dr. Dan Weberg, PhD,RN  Disrupting the Nursing Industry

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Oct 4, 2019 4:14:46 PM

    After nearly seven years as Kaiser Permanente’s National Senior Director for Nursing Innovation and Leadership, I’m joining Trusted Health as the Head of Clinical Innovation. Some people think I’m crazy for leaving a $70 billion company and one of the biggest names in healthcare to join a start-up, but, in reality, it was an easy choice. Why? The single thread running through each of the roles I have taken on has been the same: a chance to be a part of disruptive change to the nursing profession.

    The healthcare system in the United States is being completely transformed under our noses. It's hard to see day-to-day, but Amazon, Google, CVS, and Walmart are all quietly building things that will change the entire landscape of care. The problem is that legacy healthcare systems are not keeping up. Sure, more telehealth apps and wearables have been introduced, but there are very few examples of any legacy system really transforming itself. This includes legacy staffing companies. The way the healthcare industry manages its workforce is simply archaic. Healthcare professionals are burning out at an alarming rate, suicide among nurses is growing, staffing models are broken, and to top it all off… we have a nursing shortage in many states (and distribution problem across them).

    The Future of Healthcare
    There are three fundamental principles that are pulling healthcare and nursing into the future:

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    Topics: Dan Weberg, disrupt healthcare, performance improvement, transformation in healthcare, trusted health

    SHAPE America Partnership Announcement

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Mar 19, 2019 10:30:43 AM

    We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators. This multi-year publishing partnership will enhance the goal of providing advanced professional practice and promote research related to health education, physical education, physical activity, dance education, coaching and sport.

    SHAPE America is a national nonprofit organization that represents 200,000+ health and physical education professionals and provides the leadership, professional development and advocacy that support health and physical educators at every level.

     

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