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More emphasis is being placed on the HCAHPS survey to gauge patient satisfaction and help hospitals improve the patient experience. However, with budgetary and staffing pressures, improving the patient experience...
When we talk about RN availability for hospitals, we have to keep in mind that there are challenges coming from three distinct places. First, hospitals have to find a way...
The primary staffing model stretches resources and staff to deliver care to hospital patients. By leveraging new technologies such as virtual nurses and teleprofessionals, hospitals can implement a partnered care...
The current staffing model for hospitals is under a number of strains. More people are being admitted to hospitals each year. The availability if RNs is being stretched as the...
As our population continues to grow, more people are going to need medical treatment on some level. Hospital stays are also expected to increase, and there is currently a shortage...
The current staffing model in the healthcare industry seems to be stuck in a holding pattern. Registered nurses are assigned to monitor patients for bed stays, which take up a...
One of the biggest concerns for hospitals if balancing revenue while expenses grow. More patients are being admitted, which places an undue strain on nurses and other staff. In order...
Care coordination is necessary for providing complete patient care but often involves many individual aspects in order to ensure patients receive the best attention for their specific needs. While care...
In the United States, there are almost 4 million nurses. This may seem like a large number, but looking at a more granular level, most healthcare facilities are stretched to...
In the United States, hospitals spend over $1 trillion per year for everything from staffing to supplies, equipment, and more. Staffed beds near 1 million each year, and admissions per...