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]
intensivist staffing) already, Dr.
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
This is hardly a ringing endorsement for such an established intervention that requires substantial cost to provide, considering both the training and staffing costs and the downstream costs of mechanical ventilation
to ask the hospital to fund extra staffing for the program, Dr. ... Amin said. “So the hospitalists need to have enough support and staffing in order to be able to do something in the comanaged role, whereas the psychiatrist may be able to
Inpatient education efforts are limited by severity of illness, lean staffing, time shortages and failures of planning, she added.
Image is also an issue. At most institutions, hospitalists initially earned their stripes by filling a staffing need as residents' hours were cut and community doctors sought to lessen the demands
Lead author Kenneth Epstein, ACP Member, noted that future studies should focus on better defining fragmentation of care and determining the potential impact of different staffing models on this variable, as
66%, P<0.001). In all areas except CHF, hospitals with hospitalists still scored significantly better after controlling for variables such as size, location and staffing availability. ... patients are at high risk for adverse events and sensitive to
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