The full guideline was published in the July Stroke. One New York medical center's intervention, which increased weekend services and staffing, successfully reduced average length of stay and increased the ... The increase in weekend staffing of
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
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
Hospitals should anticipate that normal staffing ratios and some standards of care are unlikely to be maintained,” the paper said, adding that “clinical guidelines for use (or denial) of scarce services,
It may also be the community-based physician doesn't have the staffing or workflow to actually do that follow-up in a short turn-around time.
If you start initiatives in the hospital…it requires additional staffing.”. The hospital hopes to eventually expand its own post-discharge offerings, but currently, an outside service is the best fit,
It was a good relationship early on,” he said, until friction developed in three areas: “Money, our group's inability to guarantee complete staffing due to recruitment difficulties, and our ... David A. Friar, ACP Member, Kenneth's brother and
The authors also drew attention to the finding that physician staffing models were not predictive of outcomes, concluding “it is not the on-site presence of an intensivist that drives better
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.
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