Staffing

2020 nursing trends and salary survey results

Learn what more than 4,000 nurses from across the country are saying about important issues—from bullying to COVID-19 to salary. The results of American Nurse...

Hourly rounding policy

Dear Editor, Over the past ten years, new policies supporting "hourly rounding" were implemented in the inpatient setting and transitioned into nursing homes and rehabilitation...

Using audit and feedback to improve compliance with evidence-based practices

Take a strategic approach to prevent lost opportunities for improvement. Takeaways: Audit and feedback strategies are routinely implemented in clinical practice as a way...

Nursing fiction?

Imagine the year is 2030... Casey, a Complex Labor and Delivery nurse, notices that her patient, a young mother, rarely makes eye contact while holding...

Leveraging size while remaining nimble with a workforce management strategy. Case Study: Advocate Aurora Health

Having a staffing vision promotes optimal response to patient surges. Takeaways: Shared governance and an infrastructure to support collaboration between a system and individual sites...

A workforce management strategy that builds organizational resiliency. Case study: Sanford Health

Technology used wisely can help balance staff and patient needs. Takeaways: Workforce management infrastructure should be built on the foundation of a supportive environment that...

Workforce management strategies in times of uncertainty

Rely on data, technology, policies and processes, people, and patient-centered staffing. Takeaways: A data-driven workforce strategy can reduce chaos when the unexpected occurs. Five key...

Nurse turnover: Understand it, reduce it

What can employers do to increase nurse retention? Takeaways: Because of the stress involved in nursing, many healthcare organizations have high rates of nurse turnover. ...

Creating a healthy working environment is every nurse’s responsibility

How clinical faculty and practicing clinicians can collaborate to help students learn professionalism. Takeaways: Professionalism creates the foundation for civil and healthy work environments. According...

What works: Assessing and addressing care management education and competency

Onboarding program designed to reduce turnover, increase morale, and improve care. Takeaways: Challenges faced within care management at Beaumont Health’s eight acute-care campuses included navigating...