Workforce management and the pursuit of productivity have formed a consistent pain point for hospitals for several years. The Affordable Care Act has only exacerbated the problem, increasing the demand on providers as the number of insured grows and the bar continues to rise on quality of care. According to a recent HealthLeaders Media Council survey, workforce productivity and acuity-based staffing will continue to be top priorities this year. Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, chief clinical integration officer at API Healthcare, says the survey results indicate a shift taking place as workforce management initiatives are expected to deliver more than reduced labor costs.
As the healthcare industry shifts focus from volume to value, standardization is needed to accurately benchmark labor resource utilization. This is the premise of a survey conducted by HealthLeaders Media and sponsored by Kronos.
What constitutes direct patient care? Hands-on patient assessment, administering medications, and performing procedures clearly top the list. But can other activities be considered direct care too—even those not conducted in a patient’s presence?
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- Which of the following actions are considered direct patient care in your organization?
- Which of the following actions are considered indirect patient care in your organization?
- Which of the following actions are considered neither direct nor indirect care but are categorized separately as non-patient care in your organization?
A recent Health Leaders survey sheds light on the top 5 workforce initiatives healthcare executives across the country are using for successful quality of care and labor cost improvements. Learn how these leading strategies can help your hospital.
HealthLeaders' survey on workforce management queried leaders from a cross-section of U.S. healthcare organizations, including hospitals, health systems, physician organizations, and long-term care/skilled nursing facilities. The 150 respondents represent executives across all disciplines — administration, clinical, operations, finance, marketing, and information. In the next three to five years, hospitals, health systems, and other patient service providers expect to augment their time-and-attendance and payroll systems with integrated applications that enable more sophisticated data crunching around labor analytics, acuity management, and staffing assignments. The goal? To convert the workforce from overhead to asset — a flexible, agile asset that will help organizations succeed in an increasingly demanding regulatory and competitive environment.
Published By: Parallon
Published Date: Jun 15, 2015
Download the whitepaper to discover how to unlock value through three workforce strategies designed to address pressing needs for greater productivity, while supporting improved outcomes and patient satisfaction.
"Businesses continue to evolve as digital technologies reshape industries. The workforce is mobile, and speed and ef ciency are imperative, necessitating dynamic, cloud-based infrastructures and connectivity, as well as unhindered, secure application access — from anywhere, on any device, at any time. Leaders must remove hurdles to progress, but new business initiatives and processes increase the attack surface, potentially putting the company at risk.
"Traditional remote access technologies—like VPNs, proxies, and remote desktops—provide access in much the same way they did 20 years ago. However, new and growing business realities—like a growing mobile and distributed workforce—are forcing enterprises to take a different approach to address the complexity and security challenges that traditional access technologies present.
Read 5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model to learn about the fundamental changes enterprises need to make when providing access to their private applications."
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 17, 2018
Your mobile workforce needs devices that are both versatile and allow for higher productivity. Increasingly, that’s 2-in-1 devices, such as convertible notebooks or detachable tablets. IDC research shows that using Dell 2-in-1 devices, powered by Intel® processors, made people more productive while being less physically demanding and requiring less effort.
Download the executive summary for highlights of the IDC study and to find out why people prefer using 2-in-1 devices over traditional laptops.
Intel Inside®. Powerful Productivity Outside.
For the first time in modern history, workplace demographics now span four generations. Download this white paper for best practices on how to better understand and effectively manage a multi-generational workforce.
At a Glance
Today’s workforce has grown accustomed to using personal technologies that make communication easy and simplify their lives. But many enterprise tools haven’t kept pace. Most current project and portfolio management solutions fail to provide simple ways of performing everyday tasks. They don’t facilitate contextual communication that would help to solve problems, and they lack key functionality: the ability to narrow the focus to relevant data, to drill down for additional information and to efficiently forecast financials and model outcomes.
Download this whitepaper now to see how CA PPM brings more value to your business by providing 15 key features that remain unaddressed by other products on the market today.
In a fast-changing app economy, agility and alignment are king. Without these attributes, it’s difficult to address top priorities around growth, customers and workforce. Organizations need to know that they’re developing and delivering the solutions that customers want when they want them. That means aligning the right resources to best-bet projects in order to roll out new offerings on time and within budget—and ultimately deliver value to the business.
Take steps to improve resource management today. Because when your people are engaged, your projects really move. Learn more about CA PPM resource management today by downloading this white paper.
When it comes to scheduling employees, restaurants have a lot of choices. There’s paper, sticky notes, emails and spreadsheets. But as managing labor gets more complex and employees turn more and more to their phones, these old-school methods just aren’t getting the job done.
This puts most restaurant operators in one or two categories: either they’ve already adopted an online scheduling software to manage their workforce, or they know they need to make the switch. This ebook will show you how easy it is to use employee scheduling software and how much time it can save everyone in your organization.
For restaurants with hourly employees, time and attendance is a critical part of workforce management. Everybody clocks in and clocks out, but that’s just one small piece of the puzzle when it comes to juggling schedules and keeping the business running smoothly.
If it’s been a while since you upgraded your time and attendance software, you may be working a lot harder than you need to be. This ebook will show you how having the right time and attendance solution can simplify your management and make all the difference in how your business operates.
For 20 years running, SAS has landed a coveted spot on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Our HR department plays a critical role in keeping current employees engaged and productive as well as anticipating and preparing for future workforce needs. How? One reason is our use of data and analytics to drive HR decision making. It would be easy to assume other companies see the value of analytics; however, a Deloitte survey found 75 percent of HR leaders rate analytics as a priority, yet only 8 percent say their HR organization has a strong analytics capability.
I had the pleasure of meeting David Harcourt, Associate Manager of Employee Insights at Yum! Brands when he spoke at the Analytics Experience 2016 conference in Las Vegas. His session, “HR Analytics from Scratch: 8 Lessons Learned in the First Year,” provided valuable insight into what it takes to build HR analytic competency from scratch. His mission is to share with others what he wishes he’d known when he started bui
Published By: Globoforce
Published Date: Nov 06, 2013
Do you wish you had more insight into your performance review process and how to make it more effective? In our new Summer 2013 Workforce Mood Tracker Report, Empowering Employees to Improve Performance, we asked employees what they thought of reviews and what would make them better. Their answers may surprise you.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Jun 26, 2014
The Ultimate Guide to Employee Recognition will challenge conventional thinking and help you become more future focused, so you can respond to the needs of today’s workforce and lead the way to employee success. You’ll learn to create a meaningful strategy from start to finish that yields higher levels of retention, higher customer satisfaction, exceptional employee engagement and alignment, and an unmatched culture of recognition and success.
The best way to prepare for the changing landscape of your workforce is with state-of-the-art talent management and succession planning tools. Chances are, you have the talent within your company you’ll need going forward—you just have to discover it, nurture it and find the best way to use this talent. Don’t be caught unawares when the economy improves and your employees start to leave. Instead, prepare now for the economic recovery so employees know they will have a bright future should they choose to stay.
In this white paper, we explain the process of defining and using competency models to jumpstart talent management initiatives as part of a Human Capital Management (HCM) strategy, and how software tools can automate these processes.
View this new report to discover techniques you can use to engage your employees in your workforce health initiatives. Used together, these methods will ensure that these initiatives drive results for both your organization and your employees.