Because the workforce is typically the health system’s biggest operating expense, it is important that healthcare leaders understand how satisfied, engaged nurses can ultimately deliver better patient care and a healthier bottom line. And, they need a collaborative approach to achieve the best outcomes.
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A standard reaction when there’s a need for staff to float to another unit is, “NOT ME!” However, there’s a shift happening in thinking. Some hospitals are seeing nearly ¼ of their open shifts voluntarily filled by staff from other units. What’s behind the attitude change?
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The innovative Collaborative Staffing approach is changing the way health systems think about scheduling and staffing. This new way of thinking is delivering solid business results, including tangible cost savings.
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Filling staffing holes is not for the faint of heart. Find out how an innovative new approach is making it easier to avoid common staffing and scheduling pitfalls in healthcare.
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Inspired by the collaborative consumption model, Collaborative Staffing is more than a process improvement – it’s a culture change. Learn how this new approach to staffing can deliver solid business results by creating a culture of collaboration across the entire organization.
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