Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Emergency department (ED) workers are frequently targets of violence.  One recent study showed that 55 percent of ED nurses experienced physical violence and/or verbal abuse from a patient or a visitor over a single one-week period. PCTs, security, technologists,...

A Day of Learning for 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers East Nurses

Mark your calendar for the ninth annual RN Symposium, “Nurses, Leading with Hearts and Minds,” a day of sharing knowledge about industry trends and how they are affecting your job. The symposium will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at the Marriott Brooklyn...

Streamlining Supply Management at Northwell Health

As healthcare workers know well, hospitals require a myriad of supplies for patient care–everything from gloves and syringes to surgical supplies. As health care systems consolidate, they are trending toward self-distribution operations, which allows for greater...