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
If you start initiatives in the hospital…it requires additional staffing.”. The hospital hopes to eventually expand its own post-discharge offerings, but currently, an outside service is the best fit,
A common model of dedicated staffing is the fracture coordinator, “usually a nurse or a nurse practitioner who works with the cooperation of orthopedics and medicine to make sure that [for]
For example, local directors usually control their own scheduling because they are most familiar with their site's unique staffing needs. ... The most basic reason to have a multisite director is to share staffing when a new group is starting up in the
Researchers in both studies adjusted for age, race, gender and other factors, which means the disparity could be due to worse staffing and care practices on weekends/off hours—a theory
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
They noted that different scheduling models “have been an area of intense debate among hospitalists,” but that “there have not been other quantitative studies of the impact of staffing models on
In our cover story, we look at the possible reasons for these findings as well as possible solutions, including staffing changes and collaborative care, that could help minimize the differences.
The remote, rural, and distant locations, limited funding, outdated or missing equipment, and chronic staffing vacancies make medical care in the IHS system particularly challenging,” he said. ... facilities with staffing shortages, said Dorothy
A decade ago, the National Academy of Medicine recommended that resident physician work-hour reduction should not occur without an investment of resources to support adequate staffing and infrastructure.