Labor Productivity

2/23/17 Surgical Staffing Webinar

Surgical Staffing: Reconciling Staffing Guidelines, Physician Preferences, & Productivity Benchmarks in Determining Staffing Levels Recorded: Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 45 Minutes Originally presented at the OR Business Management Conference, this presentation shares the benefits of going far beyond a traditional staffing approach that uses guideline OR productivity benchmarks to a much more integrated and Read More >

Hospital staffing benchmarks: The tip of the iceberg

Having been in the healthcare industry working in some aspects of performance improvement, performance measurement and process design for two decades, we have seen significant advances in the application of benchmarking. That being said, our team of staffing and productivity consultants often still have to help clients get past the fact that comparative data benchmarking Read More >

12/14/16 Proactive Recruiting Model Webinar

How Predictive Analytics and Proactive Recruiting Can Help Improve Retention Recorded: Thursday, December 14, 2016 | 45 Minutes Originally presented at the ASHHRA Conference, this presentation discusses how predictive analytics and proactive recruiting can help improve employee retention – an issue on the minds of many CNOs and HR leaders as hospitals face possibly the Read More >

An analytical approach to nurse labor budgets

Developing nurse labor budgets for units can be a challenging task and will often pit nurse leaders against their peers in finance when in fact, it presents a great opportunity to collaborate and leverage the strengths of each discipline. In several of our recent consulting engagements, we have seen the evolution of the relationship between Read More >

Patient Throughput: How ADT Nurses Can Help

In this blog, consultant Chris Phifer discusses how ADT nurses help manage patient throughput and enable hospitals to cope with ongoing bed constraint challenges. Managing patient throughput creates one of the biggest challenges for nursing units. Length of stay for hospitalized patients continues to decrease, with patients discharged after only a few days on the Read More >