Using Workforce Management Solutions to Help with Magnet®

Magnet® is a prestigious designation, but the Magnet journey, which is the path hospitals take to earning Magnet status, can be challenging. Hospitals with Magnet status share several, desirable characteristics among their workforce. Chief among them are engaged and highly … Read more

Focusing on nurse engagement to achieve higher care quality

Staff engagement is essential to organizational success regardless of industry, but in healthcare, it is especially crucial. Strong workforce management strategies help hospitals and health systems achieve better workforce outcomes, which can lead to better patient outcomes. It can also … Read more

Consider Continuity of Care When Making Staffing Assignments

The creation of staff schedules requires an enormous amount of planning and preparation. Analyzing staff availability, overtime, trends, and census are just a few examples. Fortunately, integrated and robust software solutions can provide tools that can help automate the complete scheduling … Read more

Acuity for Budget-Challenged Organizations

Rapid changes to the healthcare industry has made ‘doing more with less’ the default setting for a growing number of healthcare organizations. The challenge of providing excellent care while trying to keep costs aligned with tight budgets is now the … Read more

The Physician’s Role in Meaningful Use

Meeting U.S. government standards for Meaningful Use of electronic health records (EHR) covers everything from protecting patients’ personal health information to sending secure email to submitting reportable disease data to public health agencies. But for many physicians in clinical practice, … Read more