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Staffing optimization takes a team effort: Happy nurses = Healthy patients

Optimal staffing requires a team effort that includes the CNO, CFO, front-line staff, IT staff, and managers from all levels. The team needs to analyze staffing on an ongoing basis, then leverage technology and...

CASE STUDY: Patient-centered staffing

By Janet Boivin, BSN, RN American Nurse Today (ANT) interviewed Ann Gantzer, PhD, RN, chief nursing officer (CNO) and vice president of patient services for Swedish American Hospital, about the organization’s successful transition to...

Patient-centered staffing as the path forward

By Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, RN, FAAN Nurse leaders say staffing status quo is unsustainable. Frontline nurses and healthcare leaders know the impact staffing and scheduling have on clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, staff engagement, and...

CNO/CFO Partnership Achieves Successful Patient-Centered Staffing

Patient-centered staffing isn’t a luxury — it’s essential to the financial health of an organization. In this fast-paced webinar, a chief nursing officer and chief financial officer describe how they worked with a cross-functional...

Technology and new staffing model bolster workforce management

Software, front-line decision making, and culture change combine in a win for patients and staff. An interview with Jessica Rivas, MSN, RN, CENP, NEA-BC, FACHE, vice president of operations at Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital in...

CFO/CNO Partnership for Workforce Management Outcomes: Benefits of Acuity-based Staffing

Finance and nursing executives face many uncertainties in today’s healthcare environment, but one factor still under their control is the cost of labor. An investment in labor is an investment in quality, but like...

CFO/CNO Partnership for Workforce Management Outcomes: Benefits of Acuity-based Staffing

Finance and nursing executives face many uncertainties in today’s healthcare environment, but one factor still under their control is the cost of labor. An investment in labor is an investment in quality, but like...

Making Workforce Data Management a Priority

We will present a 1-hour webinar highlighting the importance of patient-centered, data-driven workforce management in healthcare settings. Topics covered will include: Why you need to manage workforce data How we successfully implemented patient-centered, data-driven...

The imperative for an electronic nurse scheduling system

Prioritize the need and make a positive impact THE EVIDENCE IS IN: Appropriate levels of nurse staffing are linked to lower infection rates, decreased readmissions, and reduced inpatient mortality. And because financial stewardship of...