What Factors Promote Recovery in Postpartum Women with Opioid Use Disorder?

While many women with substance use disorders can achieve abstinence during pregnancy, the postpartum period is a time of increased vulnerability to relapse.  The first year postpartum is a particularly vulnerable time for women with opioid use disorder (OUD).  Relapse is common, and studies have noted increased rates of both fatal and non-fatal overdoses during… Read More »

ADVERTORIAL: ‘People might think working at a hospice is all about death – but it’s not’

Sophie hopes by sharing her story, she will encourage more registered nurses to get in touch to find out more about the benefits of pursuing a career with Sue Ryder, who are experts in palliative care, and currently has vacancies across a number of its hospices. “A lot of people might think working at a… Read More »

Digital rounding tech helps gain ‘incredible’ HCAHPS scores at Northwell Lenox Hill

At Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, some of its key HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) scores – particularly those around responsiveness and coordination – simply were not where the organization needed them to be. THE PROBLEM The hospital ranked in the 19th percentile for responsiveness and in the… Read More »