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
Other creative staffing and patient rounding approaches can help avoid missing a deteriorating patient or other medical crises amid the cycle of shift changes and patient discharge pressures, said Stella Fitzgibbons, ... Along with the level of physician
including staffing, surge planning, and resource allocation,” said Colleen O’Connor, MD, hospitalist lead at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pa. ... Backup staffing arrangements, including requests to clinicians who don't usually see patients
Ambulatory ECG monitoring after stroke, benefit of ventilator bundle components, alteplase and long-term survival after ischemic stroke, and more
Staffing issues are also a matter of concern. Some communities are attempting to take the pressure off hospitals by encouraging patients to seek out other providers for nonemergent care in a ... staffing issues must be addressed.
A hospital with long ED wait times had its hospitalists study staffing models to find a solution. ... The doctors presented ideas for a few different staffing models, and then the team used historical data points, Legos, and video to simulate the models,
The tool accounts for volume, turnover, and acuity and uses historical data on these measures to predict workload and staffing needs throughout the day. ... So we have far more robust staffing on Saturday and Sunday during the day than we did in the past
Q: What will the palliative care clinicians staffing the hotline be able to provide?
Greenwald said. Hospitalists can help think through the best screening policies for their individual services, given staffing and other resources.
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