How Have Mandated Nurse Staffing Ratios Affected Hospitals? Perspectives from California Hospital Leaders
- Charging holds is key to staffing. // ED Management;Aug2010, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p89
The article provides the physicians' insights on the impact of the reimbursement policy implementation in Emerus Emergency Hospitals in Texas. It states that the policy has positively affected staffing policy in emergency department (ED). Facility director and Doctor of Medicine (MD) Randy Park...
- Readers panel. Will draft guidelines on safe staffing in emergency departments improve patient safety? Brown, Jane; King, Dave; Hawkins, Pete; Tantam, Kate // Nursing Standard;2/11/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p28
Will draft guidelines on safe staffing in emergency departments improve patient safety?
- Stop these risks of a crowded waiting room. // ED Nursing;Nov2008, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p3
The article offers tips for nurses on how to avoid the risks of a crowded waiting room. It discusses the need for nurses to give the patient their undivided attention, offer routine nursing assessments and concentrate on "making the patient comfortable." Cleveland Clinic director of emergency...
- Don't leave a psych patient in waiting room. // ED Nursing;Dec2008, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p18
The article focuses on how the emergency department (ED) handles psychiatric patients in The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain, Connecticut. Nancy Bennet, educator at the hospital, asserts that psychiatric patients will not harm themselves or others even if they leave the ED. The ED...
- What Is the Harm in Imposing Mandatory Hospital Nurse Staffing Regulations? Buerhaus, Peter I. // Nursing Economic$;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p87
The article presents a reprint of the article "What Is the Harm in Imposing Mandatory Hospital Nurse Staffing Regulations?" by Peter I. Buerhaus, which appeared in the March-April 1997 issue of "Nursing Economic$." It presents issues that should be considered by U.S. nurses and policymakers in...
- Patient acuity should be a factor in A&E staffing equation, says RCN. Dean, Erin // Nursing Standard;01/21/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p7
Proposed guidance on minimum staffing levels could help struggling A&Es, but should be viewed with caution, according to the RCN.
- NICE TO ADDRESS SAFE EMERGENCY NURSE STAFFING. // Nursing Standard;7/15/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p8
Safe staffing recommendations for emergency departments will be published shortly by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence.
- Official advice focuses on reducing waiting times. Lomas, Clare // Emergency Nurse;Feb2016, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p7
The article reports the launching by National Health Service (NHS) England as of February 2016 of a guidance that will assist NHS organisations in reducing waiting times in emergency departments (ED). Also cited are the issuance of funding to support the delivery of the NHS Five Year Forward...
- The faculty in action. Payne, Tina; Pantrini, Shiela; Bethel, Jim // Emergency Nurse;May2003, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p12
Explains how the faculty of emergency nursing (FEN) benefit Accident and Emergency staff nurse. Overview of the (FEN) program; Advantages of facilitation in terms of FEN; Facilitation feedback.