Beyond the Classroom: Electronic Health Record Software’s Impact on School Community Health

Beyond the classroom: Electronic health record software’s impact on school community health   Introduction & Evolution of Health Management in Schools The evolution of health management in schools and school student’s health has seen a significant role played by Electronic Health Record (EHR) software. EHRs have become an essential tool for school nurses, allowing for…

Automating SHARRS report creation

What is SHARRS? SHARRS is a secure, web-based system that allows educational institutions in Pennsylvania to electronically submit their “Request for Reimbursement and Report of School Health Services. SHARRS reporting is required for all public-school districts, private schools, charter schools, and comprehensive career and technology centers in Pennsylvania. The SHARRS report must be submitted by…

Complete guide to PowerSchool (SIS)- EduHealth integration

Complete guide to PowerSchool (SIS)- EduHealth integration Advanced School Information Systems (SIS) like PowerSchool and Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems such as EduHealth have revolutionized administrative processes in educational institutions. Integrating PowerSchool with EduHealth unlocks a myriad of benefits, simplifying administrative tasks, saving time, reducing costs, and enhancing student care. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll…

NATIONAL SCHOOL NURSE DAY – MAY 11, 2022

    NATIONAL SCHOOL NURSE DAY – MAY 11, 2022     “It’s All About Appreciating Them, Our Schools’ Healthcare Heroes.”  National School Nurse week from May 6th to 12th is celebrated to appreciate school nurses for their contributions and services. They take care of children at school, and advocate for quality healthcare services.  They are…

The indispensable school nurse

School nurses play a vital role in students’ health and well-being. And without them, it’d be difficult for schools to manage the increasing number of students coming to schools with a myriad of health-related concerns.   School nurses have the professional expertise to help children with their health-related concerns and help to restore them back to health. This way, they help build a happier environment at schools that motivates students to show up and learn…

School nurses’ role in bullying prevention

Bullying is a common issue faced in schools that needs to be addressed on priority by students, parents, school nurses, and the entire school community. Physical violence, name calling, cyber-bullying and any aggressive behavior that is intended to harm, intimidate, or humiliate a peer are forms of behavior that come under bullying. While schools are…