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Executive Health Management

Creating an Effective Workforce

2015 17 Jul

Amidst changing trends in patient care delivery, it behooves healthcare providers to improve quality while also containing costs. A hospital's workforce is a key consideration in quality and cost analysis, so it's essential to have the proper mix of core and contingent staffing for more efficient work flow. Nurses and other healthcare professionals... Read more

ICU Management

Study Provides Guidance for ICU Staffing

2015 01 May

The findings of a new study examining the ratio of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to patients may help hospital administrators better determine appropriate staffing levels in intensive care units (ICUs). Published in the American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC) , “Patient-to-Provider Ratios for Nurse Practitioners and Physician... Read more