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Panel Discussion: How To Staff After-Hours

“We started looking at a triage outsourcing company and then talked to our staff nurses: “What would you think if we did this?” There was a resounding: Oh wow, you mean I can sleep at night?!”

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Case Study: Hospice Brazos Valley

Average Daily Census: 151 (at time of publication) Location: Bryan, Texas “Currently, our satisfaction scores for evenings and weekends are around 85%. When you look at the national data and …

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How Nurse Staffing Impacts Patient Outcomes

Earlier this month, we discussed the impact of short-staffing shifts for healthcare workers. Splitting more patients between fewer nurses results in exhaustion, job dissatisfaction, and frustration: all the ingredients for …

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How Uneven Patient-Nurse Ratio Contributes to Burnout

Research shows that wages and benefits account for 56% of U.S. hospital costs – this far exceeds the other categories of expenditure, which include professional fees (11.9%), prescription drugs (6.7%), utilities …

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Nurse Burnout and Patient Safety

On the IntellaTriage blog, we’ve explained exactly how detrimental nurse burnout can be to your organization and your team. When staff members are pushed to the limit, they begin to …

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Compassion Fatigue Contributes to Nursing Burnout

We’ve previously discussed the impact that burnout can have on men and women in the health care field. Today, we want to talk about a principal factor behind that stress and exhaustion: …

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Causes of Stress in Nursing

Burnout can happen in any profession. The healthcare industry has experienced some especially difficult challenges, particularly in the past two years, that have affected individuals in adverse ways. There are …

Asked and Answered: Nurse-Based Triage After-Hours Care

Nurse-based phone triage is an emerging approach that is designed to improve nurse efficiency, reduce staff burnout and increase patient satisfaction. With this updated model, after-hours calls are always answered …

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Nurse Retention Strategies

Nurses are under a tremendous amount of stress. They face challenges every day, as they take care of patients, juggle schedules, and work to ensure that everyone stays safe and …