NNBA Nurse Entrepreneur News – 10/15/2021
Nurses are no longer willing to accept limits placed on the course of their careers. From nurse entrepreneurs and innovators, to nurses creating new paths as clinicians and educators, we are re-framing an exciting future! As evaluations and hundreds of comments come in from nurses experiencing the excellent content from our 2021 speaker’s sessions, we are already planning next year’s conference. We believe in nurse business owners and helping nurses succeed in business by providing a wealth of information on entrepreneurship, business development, and emerging opportunities for nurses. Here is the information and link for #NNBA2022 Call for Speakers: https://nursesbusiness.com/conferences/call-for-speakers-2022/. Please note the deadline is November 30th, 2021.
After Facebook went down for several hours last Monday, many people are re-evaluating their use of social media. Our first article of interest below, Why Email Marketing is Better Than Social Media is timely and important for nurse business owners. I have written how merger and acquisition activity affects the nursing profession here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-nurses-need-plan-b-understanding-mergers-delizio-podlesni-rn/. Hospital acquisition activity is a longstanding concern in healthcare, and it continues to increase. How Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions Affect Patients and Consumers cascades into nursing at the frontlines of patient care. During the conference, I cited the top industries with the fastest job growth projected for the next ten years. Half were in healthcare, and half were in technology. One of those areas of projected growth was Telehealth. Steps to Become a Telehealth Nurse provides an excellent summary of what it takes.
The ANA Innovation Awards highlight, recognize, and celebrate nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety outcomes. Awards will be presented to a nurse and a nurse-led team whose product, program, project, or practice best exemplify nurse-led innovation in patient safety and/or outcomes. You have until October 31st for a submission and can find more information here: ANA Innovation Awards