The management of inpatient capacity is the central challenge of today’s leaders and frontline teams.

This resource center will help you consistently and efficiently plan across your healthcare organization for capacity surges, patient throughput, and staffing logistics. Hear from experts in these areas on video, through webinars and in white papers.

Proactive Patient ‘Stay and Day’ Management Webinar

How to Provide Patients an Uninterrupted Care Journey and Create Capacity

Learn how to streamline hospital discharge processes without compromising patient care. Join us as an expert panel pinpoints where conventional discharge management practices fall short—and how intelligent workflow tools can advance patient care while minimizing length of stay.

Staffing in Nursing's New Normal

Danielle Bowie DNP RN NE-BC

Chapter 1: The Great Resource Chase

Turnover, vacancy, stress, and burnout – for too many nurses, these results have been all too common in today’s volatile climate. Experts have warned for years of an impending shortfall of nurses, and the industry is starting to feel the effects. Our panel of nurse leaders explains how hospital leaders tasked with nurse recruitment and retention can utilize innovation, creativity, and technology to address their staffing shortages.

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Chapter 2: How Hospital IQ Has Helped

The long-feared nursing shortfall is beginning to come to fruition nationwide, as experts project as many as one-third of all nurses may leave their positions in 2022. With widespread effects across the healthcare industry, our panel of nurse leaders discuss their innovative strategies for tracking staffing and fulfilling shortfalls while maintaining productivity and incentivizing teamwork.

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Chapter 3: The Technology Bridge to a Better Normal

Bryan Dickerson, senior director for Hospital IQ, demonstrates how Hospital IQ’s program help nurse leaders to organize scheduling and swiftly recover after a callout or staffing change. Organizations such as the American Nurses Association point to increased retirements of nurses in the Baby Boomer generation as just one example of the changing nursing environment. Stress, burnout, and the COVID-19 pandemic have created a “perfect storm” of challenges for nurse leaders tasked with staffing, recruitment, and retention. Hospital IQ can help these nurse leaders to evolve into strategic problem solving by using an innovative technological solution.

Staffing in Nursing’s New Normal Panelists: Danielle Bowie, DNP, RN, NE-BC Vice President, Nursing Workforce Development, Bon Secours Mercy Health Cincinnati, OH Allison A. Bruckner, DNP, MBA, RN Marketing Director of Nursing, Mercy Medical Center Des Moines, IA Bryan Dickerson Senior Director, Healthcare Workforce Solutions Hospital IQ Moderated by: Julie Cullen Managing Editor, American Nurse Journal

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The management of inpatient capacity is the central challenge of today’s leaders and frontline teams.

This resource center will help you consistently and efficiently plan across your healthcare organization for capacity surges, patient throughput, and staffing logistics. Hear from experts in these areas on video, through webinars and in white papers.

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Webinar: Rethinking Staff Shortages

HOW AI-ENABLED PROACTIVE STAFFING BOOSTS NURSE MORAL AND PATIENT ACCESS

With the nurse shortage at crisis levels even before the pandemic hit, what are the flaws or shortcomings of conventional approaches to staffing that keep nurse leaders chronically in “firefighter mode”?

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STAFFING IS COMPLICATED. LEARN HOW INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION CAN HELP

Part of the problem is that many hospitals still follow inflexible, “old school” staff­ing practices that leave nursing leaders and the staffing office scrambling, resulting in unbalanced workloads. Intelligent automation can help.

Improving Patient Flow Management

Managing patient flow is a growing and complex challenge for hospitals and healthcare systems of all sizes. Poor patient flow planning creates waits and delays that frustrate patients and practitioners alike, diminishes the quality of care, wastes medical resources, and costs hospitals money.

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Inefficient operations management can be one of the greatest hurdles to timely patient discharges.

Learn more about how an operations management platform with powerful predictive and prescriptive analytics, workflow automation, and cross-department communication channels can help hospitals to:

  • Implement systemic improvements to shorten length of stay
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Proactively Aligning Beds, Patients, and Staff

Hospital IQ’s Inpatient solution empowers hospital leaders and frontline teams to coordinate bed availability, patient throughput, and staffing needs in unison to ensure capacity is available, priorities are aligned across care teams, and staff are allocated to the areas where they are needed most. Through technology-enabled automation and transparency, hospitals can improve the way they work by proactively managing patient surges, orchestrating daily discharges, and streamlining daily staffing.

The content of this educational resource has been developed in collaboration with Hospital IQ. Content has been reviewed by American Nurse Journal editorial staff and/or topic experts to ensure accuracy and is made possible through a restricted grant from Hospital IQ.