How Are Your Nurses Spending Their Time?

Ferenc, Jeff
May 2010
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2010, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p14
Trade Publication
The article examines the impact of supply chain issues on nurses. During a 2009 survey of hospital nurses, 50 percent of respondents report spending too much time searching for medical supplies. 90 percent of nurses report that supply chain duties influence their job satisfaction. Reducing inventories, improving relationships with materials management and stockpiling products are also discussed.


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