The looming nursing shortage spells disaster for patient care and the nursing experience as a whole. Chris Caulfield, RN, NP-C, our Co-Founder and Chief Nursing Officer, believes that emerging technologies can improve the nursing experience and prevent nurses from leaving the profession.

There are a number of issues that, if solved, could allow a greater number of nurses to enter the field each year, provide more nurse faculty to expand nursing programs and introduce better pay for nurses.

 

But it could also use an experience upgrade. Nurses cite increased stress, burnout and lack of a healthy work-life balance as the reasons they leave the profession.

 

That’s where technology comes in. Mobile apps, scheduling technology and blockchain credentialing can improve the nursing experience, and this, in turn, can help reduce turnover, improve retention and perhaps even lessen the impact of the nursing shortage.

Read Chris’s full article here.