6 resources to help nurses maximize wellness

May 9, 2017 |  Nursing, Lists

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American Nurses Association (ANA) has designated 2017 as the “Year of the Healthy Nurse,” with a central focus on the balance of “mind, body, and spirit.” We’ve curated some of our favorite blog posts for nurses, along with a few external resources, to clear the mind and reduce stress for even the most strained nurses out there.

5 Ways Nurses Can Use EHRs to Help with Pain Management

Nurse and MEDITECH Associate Vice President Cathy Turner shares creative ways to use technology to help patients manage their pain.

How to Survive Your Next Home Care Audit

Auditor visits can be a very stressful time for home care workers. Thankfully, MEDITECH’s director of Home Health, Hospice, and Telehealth, Beth Hellriegel, RN, provides audit preparation tips that you can weave into your everyday routine.

Tips to Prevent Readmissions using your EHR

We also asked Hellriegel to break down how to get those readmission rates low using different facets of your electronic health record.

Yoga for Working Nurses

One California nurse suggests taking even just a minute to recenter your brain, breath, and attitude--which can do wonders during long shifts.

Achieving a Work-Life Balance

The official journal of the ANA suggests that nurses who care for themselves first will be able to be better caregivers for their patients.

What is Mindfulness...And What Does It Mean to You?

Nurses are no stranger to long days. This five minute video will help you understand the simple (yet profound) concept of mindfulness, and serve as a refresher for those who need to pause for a breath.


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Written by Kathie Hemingway, RN, Director of Marketing, MEDITECH

Kathie Hemingway, RN, is a director of marketing at MEDITECH. Kathie has been with MEDITECH for 25 years, and currently oversees the physician marketing program, sales & marketing statistics, sales education, and marketing graphic design.