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The scourge of seven on/seven off

Hospitalists are all too familiar with the seven days on and seven days off staffing model, usually consisting of 12-hour shifts. ... The staffing model emulates the traditional outpatient model, with physicians working Monday thru Friday for most weeks
May 2011

Letter from the Editor

Once you've recruited a few great hospitalists to your program, you might be tempted to think you've solved your staffing woes.
October 2009

Getting rid of unnecessary alarms

Most of the monitoring that's occurring right now is occurring actually outside ICU settings, where the staffing ratios are 1-to-5 and 1-to-6 patients,” Ms.
February 2015

Specialized care for elderly inpatients linked to better outcomes

The MACE unit may be a viable alternative for hospitals that are unable to set up ACE units due to barriers like costs, staffing and space needs, the authors wrote.
May 2013

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

Seven on/seven off: Readers respond

In specialties that require 24/7 in-house coverage such as hospital medicine, emergency medicine, and anesthesia, the issue of staffing models is important. ... This necessitates some form of shift-work staffing. A “watching the clock” mentality is
July 2011

Digital tools help patients find their way

Knowing peak traffic times in key areas, such as the cafeteria, and where people congregate also helps us with staffing appropriately and locating additional services, like wheelchairs or parking attendants.”.
May 2017

Shifting views on shiftwork

In an effort to improve the safety of those handoffs and provide a little more consistency in staffing, UPMC developed a two-part experimental intervention.
February 2013

Working overtime

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.
April 2015


Q: Many hospitals are currently working on creating separate spaces for COVID patients and having enough personal protective equipment (PPE) and staffing.
April 2020

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