that would consider the similarities among the current pathways, as well as economic and staffing issues.
But while the ruling has presented staffing challenges, patients have not suffered and hospitalists are in higher demand than ever on the job market. ... Comanagement of nonmedical patients—motivated in some cases by other specialties' work-hour
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That goes along with the [idea] that if you have fewer people around or maybe less staffing at nighttime, then this effect could be greater. ... I certainly think if a hospital has decreased staffing at nighttime or decreased staffing on weekends or even
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
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
The authors noted that those services often have similar staffing at all times, unlike other areas of the hospital.
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
Our study suggests that a hospital workweek of Monday through Friday is not optimal for the care of patients with acute myocardial infarction,” the authors said, adding that better staffing or
Successful treatment requires 24-hour staffing with specialists and neuro-interventionists and the infrastructure to continuously evaluate these patients,” said Tudor Jovin, MD, associate professor of neurology and neurosurgery, director of