suggesting that differences in staffing or the availability of services didn't contribute to unplanned transfers, the authors wrote.
The center is where decisions regarding staffing, supplies and disposition of patients are made.
Hospitalists have come to view moonlighting as a basic job benefit, while hospitals count on having an internal pool of moonlighters to handle daily fluctuations in staffing.
It's short-staffing or physicians that are overworked,” said Ms. Alvarez. Dr.
intensivist staffing) already, Dr.
You have to think about your local environment. Do you have the staffing and familiarity and experience so that the PCA will work?” Dr.
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]
predictions, the timing of orders, staffing levels and the role of the admitting officer on duty (AOD).
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
Such a system could alleviate staffing-related factors as well as any disparities due to bias, the editorialist said.