May 29, 2018 – Ensuring that quality nurses and other clinical staff are in the right place at the right time is one of the biggest challenges for hospitals and other health-care enterprises. In many health-care organizations today, nurse managers are using little more than guesswork and intuition to schedule the appropriate number of nurses to match patient volume.
Such uncertainty can lead to understaffed shifts, excessive floating, unplanned overtime, last-minute schedule changes, and other problems that stress staff, raise costs, and threaten patient care quality.
Faced with these challenges, health-care organizations are turning to health-care workforce solutions companies that offer predictive analytics and advanced labor management strategies to make nurse scheduling and staffing a scientific process instead of guesswork.
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