Goldmann said, are nurses. Perhaps their staffing could be adjusted so savvy nurses could better assist those middling-level residents, he said.
In addition to staffing his own ACU, Dr. Ilie is working as a consultant to teach hospitalist colleagues the rounding model and is preparing additional nursing units at the hospital to
Rothberg. In addition, due to staffing shortages, the technicians were pulled away from their mobility work to do other tasks.
One conference reviewed a particular sentinel event where a root-cause analysis suggested that changes needed to be made in overnight supervision and staffing. ... With these findings in hand, the service in July bumped up its nighttime staffing from
At the end of the day, adequate staffing levels of physicians and advanced practitioners are critical to quality patient outcomes and patient satisfaction scores,” said Mr.
And some doctors say that the initiative, while admirable, could very well lead to more testing and a need for additional staffing, both of which could add to the cost of
company based in Emeryville, Calif., that provides acute care management and staffing nationwide.
Staffing issues are also a matter of concern. Some communities are attempting to take the pressure off hospitals by encouraging patients to seek out other providers for nonemergent care in a ... staffing issues must be addressed.
Dr. Apple hopes to address this issue by getting all 33 beds under the hospitalist service and staffing it with two doctors at a time.
NCQA rates health plans, by the way.). Physicians and hospitals are often wary of ratings schemes, arguing that they focus too much on cost, and that factors like staffing ratios and