Simply having data is not enough. Instead, it’s important to have automation tools and processes that ensure that the right data gets to the right people at the right time to drive better outcomes. Answering three questions can put you on the path to make that happen.
Leveraging workforce data
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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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To better leverage enterprise-wide staffing after consolidation, Hillcrest Healthcare System created an internal resource pool to fill open shifts throughout their multi-facility organization. Here’s how they did it.
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Decisions about how to optimize the healthcare workforce impacts nearly every aspect of the patient experience. Is your hospital leveraging workforce management technology and analytics to improve patient outcomes and reduce medical errors?
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There shouldn’t be any difference between productivity metrics and quality staffing standards. Learn how Anderson Regional Medical Center tackled productivity in a way that cut costs while never losing sight of quality of care.
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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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A recent survey showed that less than 1/5 of respondents were using workforce management technology to enable staff satisfaction initiatives. Terrebonne General Medical Center is part of the minority that is leveraging technology to achieve success in this area.
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Adding an extra nurse to the schedule can help the shift go more smoothly, but it impacts productivity and the budget. At what point do the benefits of an extra nurse outweigh the costs?
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Mary Washington Healthcare is facing the changing dynamics in healthcare by tackling challenges head-on. Learn how this health system is harnessing workforce analytics to make better staffing decisions enterprise-wide.
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Learn more about two initiatives that healthcare executives consider to be high-performing workforce management initiatives when quality of care improvements are the end goal.
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