Subgroup analyses examined staffing levels, rates and times to procedures, and illness severity. ... In subgroup analyses, mortality rates were consistently higher for weekend versus weekday admissions regardless of staffing, rates and delays of
about staffing and teamwork in the hospitals.”.
The authors concluded that weekend ICU admission was linked to 8% higher mortality rates with sampling variability of 4% to 13%, likely related to changes in organizational/staffing structure of ICUs
Staffing the hospital is only the beginning of the challenges. “Then you have to figure out what to do with the staff you have—where are they going to sleep, shower,
Goldmann said, are nurses. Perhaps their staffing could be adjusted so savvy nurses could better assist those middling-level residents, he said.
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
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
difficile infection],” they said, noting variations in staffing, policies, practices, and procedures during different stages of occupancy.
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
N.H., which had a dwindling average daily census of 25 to 30 patients and limited critical care staffing. ... Given this, hospital administrators are pressed to find staffing models that extend the reach of physicians and nurses, which will likely