In addition to correcting those physical issues, ACE units can also differ in their staffing and approach to care. ... They also require dedicated, specialized staffing. They also have a limit to the number of patients they can serve.”.
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]
A decade ago, the National Academy of Medicine recommended that resident physician work-hour reduction should not occur without an investment of resources to support adequate staffing and infrastructure.
The remote, rural, and distant locations, limited funding, outdated or missing equipment, and chronic staffing vacancies make medical care in the IHS system particularly challenging,” he said. ... facilities with staffing shortages, said Dorothy
Fogerty, MD, MPH, ACP Member, medical director for the center. “All the levers that we normally pull had already been pulled—doubles into triples, extra staffing, and flexing some of our
In our cover story, we look at the possible reasons for these findings as well as possible solutions, including staffing changes and collaborative care, that could help minimize the differences.
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
Researchers in both studies adjusted for age, race, gender and other factors, which means the disparity could be due to worse staffing and care practices on weekends/off hours—a theory
He recently shared his thoughts on current and future ICU staffing and practices with ACP Hospitalist. ... The gold standard for ICU staffing is intensivist physicians, but there simply aren't enough intensivists to go around.
Rothberg. In addition, due to staffing shortages, the technicians were pulled away from their mobility work to do other tasks.