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Under the same umbrella

Another major merger between physician staffing giants TeamHealth and IPC Healthcare became final last November. ... An integrated staffing model also offers an opportunity to improve the patient experience, Dr.
November 2016

Hospital initiative bolsters weekend services, staff and decreases length of stay

One New York medical center's intervention, which increased weekend services and staffing, successfully reduced average length of stay and increased the number of weekend discharges, according to a recent study. ... The increase in weekend staffing of
May 2015

Eliminating disparities in stroke outcomes

These controls lend credence to the theory that care or staffing practices may simply be worse at night and on weekends, said David S. ... Liebeskind said. “If hospitals look at their staffing and care practices on weekends and off hours, they should
June 2008

Ideal patient-to-intensivist ratio varies in U.K. ICUs

However, they concluded that based on their findings and the fact that intensivists are often in short supply, intensivist staffing models should be designed with caution. ... Addressing these issues in this larger context will allow for evidence-based
February 2017

Stopping delirium before it starts

Large-scale efforts to prevent delirium have been around for years, but hospitals also can take smaller measures if they don't have the immediate resources or ability to overhaul care.
June 2013

Multidisciplinary teams associated with improved ICU outcomes

compared with patients whose ICUs had low-intensity physician staffing and no multidisciplinary teams. ... Multidisciplinary care combined with high-intensity staffing had the same mortality benefit in patients requiring mechanical ventilation, those
March 2010

Little's Law and you

Let's start in the ED, where capacity, scheduling, staffing, and flow issues are universal and throughput times are a core quality metric. ... if staffing ratio metrics are adjusted to account for this shorter length of stay.
May 2016

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue features our 2016 Top Hospitalists, as well as articles on hospitalist/ED staffing models, dictation software, and more.
November 2016

When the census soars

Consultants. “That might mean creating a formal backup system or just staffing for an average workload that's low enough to allow for additional resources on busy days.”. ... For example, staffing at a slightly higher level every day ensures that the
February 2015

In the News

compared with patients whose ICUs had low-intensity physician staffing and no multidisciplinary teams. ... Multidisciplinary care combined with high-intensity staffing had the same mortality benefit in patients requiring mechanical ventilation, those
October 2010

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