Matchwell Clinician Blog

Tackling Burnout with Your Mind

October 8, 2021

Tackling Burnout with Your Mind

World Mental Health Day is October 10 and here at Matchwell we think it’s a great time to remember burnout is thriving. A once overlooked term that’s plagued the healthcare profession for decades is everywhere. There's no shortage of stories describing the mental and physical exhaustion healthcare...

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Top Ten Tips for the New Nurse

June 14, 2021

Top Ten Tips for the New Nurse

Congratulations! You’ve graduated from nursing school, passed your boards, and are ready to begin your journey as a nurse. Looking back over a decade ago when I began my own journey, I remember thinking how prepared I was. How sure I was. And then 4 hours into my first shift, the realization that I...

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Nurses Week 2021 Discounts

April 30, 2021

Nurses Week 2021 Discounts

Happy Nurses Week to all the nurses who carry the weight of healthcare on their shoulders! Because you deserve discounts and so much more, we’ve put together a list of companies showing their appreciation for you. We’ve also included our own BIG sweepstakes this year towards the end. 

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Code Lavender: Not a Typical Code

April 28, 2021

Code Lavender: Not a Typical Code

Why am I crying? My patient survived. Everyone on the code team sang our praises for catching the early decline of my patient, who suddenly struggled to breathe, turned extremely pale, followed by the cascading occurrence of plummeting blood pressures and irregular pulses. The code team responded...

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Matchwell Time-Out with Tina Gerardi

April 12, 2021

Matchwell Time-Out with Tina Gerardi

Welcome to the Spring edition of Matchwell Time Out. This month we are talking with Tina Gerardi, MS, RN, CAE, and the Tennessee Nurses Association Executive Director. Tina puts the “pow” in power as an advocate for nurses and the larger community in Tennessee. Our conversation with Tina is...

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What Every Healthcare Worker Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines

March 29, 2021

What Every Healthcare Worker Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines

Hope has arrived in the form of three vaccines for COVID-19. The world was told vaccine development could take years, yet human innovation and global collaboration allowed us to access one in under a year. For the first time in my life, the public watched the development of a vaccine from start to...

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Matchwell Time-Out with Joy King

March 22, 2021

Matchwell Time-Out with Joy King

It's time for the second edition of Matchwell Time Out when we deliberately pause our busy schedules to highlight healthcare leaders who are positively impacting the healthcare industry. This month we are talking with Joy King, DNP, MBA, APRN, NP-C. Since March is Nutritional and Sleep Awareness...

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Matchwell Time-Out with Patricia Horton

March 1, 2021

Matchwell Time-Out with Patricia Horton

Welcome to the first edition of Matchwell Time-Out, where we take a deliberate pause in our busy day and highlight healthcare leaders who are positively impacting the healthcare industry. You will learn about innovative nurse leaders, critical moments in their careers that got them to where they...

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Continuing Your Education: If you win $25,000, how will you spend it?

February 16, 2021

Continuing Your Education: If you win $25,000, how will you spend it?

This year Matchwell announced our first-ever student loan giveaway sweepstakes. We are giving two healthcare workers $25,000 each to spend on education.  As a former educator and nurse, continuing education has always been my happy place. I remember, on the first day of my nurse residency, watching...

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