Sarah Daren has been a consultant for startups in multiple industries including health and wellness, wearable technology, nursing, and education. She implements her wellness and education knowledge into every aspect of her life, including her position as a yoga instructor and raising her two children. When she's not watching the New York Yankees play, Sarah enjoys practising yoga and reading a good book on the beach.

What Can Healthcare Services in Rural Areas Do to Provide Better Care for Their Patients

It’s a well-known fact that rural healthcare systems often struggle with limited resources. As a result, agricultural communities often suffer at the hands of inferior care. Robust healthcare systems play an integral role in keeping communities whole. In this article, we take a look at what healthcare services in rural areas can do to provide

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The Importance of Having a Diverse Team of Nurses

Team makeup can have a profound effect on teams in every industry. Particularly in nursing, building a diverse team can create a number of advantages and result in more effective performance across a variety of metrics. Diversity doesn’t just happen – it takes intentionality and action in not only recruitment and hiring but in ongoing

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Addressing Health Equity with Data Collection

Even as the application of sophisticated data technologies has skyrocketed in recent years, healthcare inequalities amongst varying populations (particularly those segmented by race, gender, or socioeconomic status) have remained constant or have even become more pronounced in the United States. How is this possible, despite such significant public interest and pressure is focused on social

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Tips for Nurses Struggling with the Night Shift

Nursing is going to be tough no matter what. Twelve-hour shifts. Limitless time on your feet. Taking care of people during some of the most difficult moments of their lives. Doing it all at night only makes things harder. The plights of the night nurse are many. However, with the right strategy, you can make

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3 Reasons Why Aesthetic Nursing Is a Rewarding Career

As you consider your career options, you’ll probably vet your choices based on a number of criteria. An important consideration for you (perhaps even your highest priority) might be to pursue a career that proves deeply fulfilling. Perhaps you’re searching for a career path that allows flexibility, personal development opportunities, or upward mobility. Thankfully, some

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A Nurse Practitioner’s Daily Role and Job Duties

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an advanced medical nursing role that often involves a multifaceted set of responsibilities. NP’s may still perform a large amount of patient care, but will often take on a spread of other duties as well. The Nurse Practitioner role is the most senior position level within the nursing career trajectory.

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Compassion Fatigue vs. Burnout: Recognizing the Signs

Working in the healthcare industry is often emotionally and physically grueling. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare staff work long hours with few breaks, leading to both mental and physical exhaustion. With all the stress that goes along with healthcare professions, it’s not a surprise that burnout is a common problem in the field. Burnout isn’t

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