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The Small Business Program at the National Institute of Nursing Research

By: Kristopher Bough, PhD, Program Director Turning Your Healthcare Technology Idea Into A Business Can Be Difficult Where can you find seed funding to get your concept off the ground? What steps do you need to take to register your start-up? How do you advance product development and grow your business? What are key steps…

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The Road to Health is Paved with Good Intestines By Nadine Grzeskowiak, RN, BSN, CEN, The Gluten Free RN Celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) have been grossly misdiagnosed or undiagnosed in the United States since the 1950s. Celiac disease is increasing at an alarming rate. The current rate of celiac disease reported is…

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Succession Planning: An Overlooked Business Strategy By Mila Carlson, PhD, MSHSA, R.N., CNLCP®, CMSP Succession planning is an organized method of documenting the assets and processes of your business and determining responsibilities for the business to continue in your absence. This is done to prepare for potential opportunities of selling your business, forming a partnership…

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The Power of Language for Effective Performance Development By Randy Keirn, MPA, BSN, RN, EFO, EMT-P, CSP® The emergency room doctor told the nurse to be careful and not stick herself with the needle because the patient had an infectious disease. As he spoke those words, I remember thinking, “you just stuck her!” Moments later,…

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“Time out” is not just for Misbehaving Children By Dr. Dolores Fazzino, DNP, FNP-BC, CRNFA You are overwhelmed. You are an amazing, intelligent, powerful corporate business success story. You have broken through the glass ceiling of your industry, yet somehow you are under so much stress, pressure, and overwhelm to produce or “do” that everything…

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Outsourcing for Busy Nurse Entrepreneurs NNBA Featured Expert – Pat Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC You’re a busy nurse entrepreneur. You are holding down a full time job and also running your business in your free time. You’re not quite ready to quit the job, which gives a steady paycheck, but you are uneasy about what you…

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Why Following Your Passion is Bad Advice and What You Should do Instead! NNBA Featured Expert – Cynthia Howard RN, CNC, PhD “Do what you love and the money will follow,” was the advice I received at a well-known motivational seminar many years ago when I was setting up my first consulting business. I had heard…