- We'll be watching. Burger, Deborah // California Nurse;Oct/Nov2003, Vol. 99 Issue 8, p3
Comments on the implementation of staffing regulations aimed at improving nurse-to-patient ratios in California hospitals. Outcomes of mandated staffing ratios; Determination of nurse-to-patient ratios.
- Identifying Nurse Staffing and Patient Outcome Relationships: A Guide for Change in Care Delivery. Potter, Patricia; Barr, Norma; McSweeney, Maryellen; Sledge, Jennifer // Nursing Economic$;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p158
Focuses on the identification of nurse staffing and patient outcome relationships. Importance of knowledge of the relationship of nurse staffing to patient outcomes to managing professional nursing resources; Baseline for evaluating changes in care delivery; Relation of the proportion of hours...
- NURSING ECONOMIC$ DATA BANK. // Nursing Economic$;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p247
This article focuses on a nursing study in the U.S. as of September 1997. Shorter lengths of stay were strongly related to higher nurse staffing per acuity-adjusted day, according to a pilot study by the American Nurses Association. The study, "Implementing Nursing's Report Card: A Study of...
- STAFFING WATCH. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2011, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p21
The article offers news briefs on topics related to U.S. health care professionals including the effect on patient care as a result of staffing shortages, promoting better patient care teams, and the impact of small, unit-based teams of nurses and physicians on patient outcomes.
- Nurse Staffing Decisions: An Integrative Review of the Literature. Shullanberger, Ginger // Nursing Economic$;May/Jun2000, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p124
Presents a literature review of hospital nurse staffing level determination and its effect on patient outcome in the United States. Effect of working conditions and workload on nurse satisfaction; Evidence of pay dissatisfaction of nurses; Impact of nurse staffing on patient satisfaction;...
- SAFETY IN NUMBERS. Aiken, Linda // Nursing Standard;7/7/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p62
In the article the author, director at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses her research concerning nurse to patient ratios. She compared patient outcomes in California, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and found an association between nurse...
- Media Briefs. // American Nurse;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p18
The article reports developments concerning the U.S. nurses. The "New York Daily News" has examined the state's increasing nursing shortage. The American Nurses Association's poll revealed that safe nurse staffing has been linked to more positive patient outcomes, decreased length of hospital...
- Filipino & Vietnamese nurses speak out on RN ratios. // California Nurse;Nov2002, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p26
Cites the support conveyed by the Philippine Nurses Association of Northern California and the National Association of Vietnamese Nurses to California Nurses Association on its position on all nurse staffing ratios. Awareness on the relationship between nurse staffing and improved patient outcome.
- Study finds patients die as nurse numbers fall. // Australian Nursing Journal;Jul99, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p14
Provides information on an international collaborative study measuring the contribution of nurse staffing to patient outcomes. Research teams involved in the study; Patient outcome measures used; Remarks from Canadian nursing researcher Professor Phyllis Giovannetti.
- STAFFING WATCH. // Hospitals & Health Networks;Apr2014, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p16
The article offers news briefs related to staffing researches in the U.S. including the decline of primary care ranks in District of Columbia, the rise of physicians pay gaps, and the implications of nurses' education and staffing levels on outcomes.