Matchwell Clinician Blog

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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Real Talk About Healthcare Worker Burnout

January 11, 2021

Real Talk About Healthcare Worker Burnout

The other night when I was putting my son to bed, we read one of my favorite children's books, The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. If you haven't read it before, you should. Despite reading this story many times, I was struck by the visceral sadness of the tale.   The Giving Tree is a children's...

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How to Have Good Communication as a Flex Worker
Blog, Nursing

December 3, 2020

How to Have Good Communication as a Flex Worker

Communication is the underpinning of healthcare and is a vital part of our job. More importantly, it is what threads humanity into healthcare. It is why robots can't replace humans. By nature, humans are designed for relationships, and communication is the core of relationships. Like any other...

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3 Common Nursing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Nursing

November 10, 2020

3 Common Nursing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Mistakes are an inevitable part of learning in healthcare, especially nursing. And in today's environment, errors are more apt to happen. COVID-19 has frontline nurses working tirelessly, and even though it's not the sprint it was months ago, and we are now getting a moment to catch our breath and...

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