While overtime has a negative impact on both employees and patients, it’s still a common way to fill open shifts at many hospitals. It’s time to take on the challenge of making overtime the exception rather than the rule.
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Overtime can be costly, but is it less expensive than hiring more staff? When it’s time to decide between using overtime and increasing headcount, there’s an important question to ask that can help determine the best course of action.
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When it comes to staffing, it can seem like the “business” and the “mission” of healthcare are out of alignment, especially when there’s a disconnect between executives and staff.
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The link between staff satisfaction and patient satisfaction is too important to overlook. Learn how acuity-based staffing can create a more engaged, empowered workforce that can better meet patient needs. That’s a satisfier for both nurses and patients.
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