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The increased focus on the patient experience has caused hospitals and the healthcare industry at large to reassess nurse satisfaction. With the growing number of patients admitted to hospitals and...
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...
For hospitals, the primary care model is stretching available staff and budgets to their limits. With advances in healthcare technology, virtual nursing can remove budgetary pressures while simultaneously uplifting and...
The healthcare industry is facing a number of pressures in the form of budgetary and staffing constraints, drug diversion, and a rising number of patients. Teleprofessionals and integrated technologies are...
For hospitals, there are a number of challenges in nurse satisfaction and staffing. Many hospitals have stretched their RN staff to handle increased patient admissions, but at a cost to...
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...
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...
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...
The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey has helped to provide standardized metrics regarding patient perspectives on satisfaction and quality care. The 27-question survey covers everything...