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Privatization is one of the strategies that public hospitals may adopt to remain competitive. Privatized hospitals may implement nurse staffing cuts as a cost-saving mechanism and to increase financial performance. A better understanding of how privatization may affect nurse staffing is important given its association with patient and organizational outcomes.
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Name: Health care management review
Postoperative cardiac events are frequent complications of surgery, and their occurrence could be associated with suboptimal nurse staffing practices, but the existing evidence remains scattered. We s...
Turkish public hospitals have been subjected to health care reform because of increasing cost pressure, inequities in access to health care, poor quality of care and limited patient responsiveness in ...
Omissions and delays in delivering nursing care are widely reported consequences of staffing shortages, with potentially serious impacts on patients. However, studies so far have relied almost exclusi...
Sam Foster, Chief Nurse, Oxford University Hospitals, considers a newly published review of the evidence and areas for further reflection when it comes to questions about staff on the wards.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in the United Kingdom (UK) has recently released a themed review: Staffing on Wards: Making decisions about healthcare staffing, improving effectivene...
This study was carried out to determine the level of collaboration and the factors affecting its between physicians-nurses and nurses-nurses working in different hospitals.
This research project is relevant to the identification of the relationship, and its significance, between patient morality and a number of demographic, clinical and corporate characterist...
Background: Current guidelines recommend that every person with Parkinson's disease (PD) should have access to Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist (PDNS) care. Thus, hospitals increasingl...
The patient's reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) is recognized as being of interest for post-marketing safety monitoring, but is still underdeveloped in France, with an average low...
This study evaluates the effects of the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), an established home-visiting program, using a scientifically rigorous individual-level randomized controlled trial. ...
A field of study that examines the organization, financing, and delivery of public health services within communities, and the impact of these services on public health.
Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.
Natural and man-made environments and their impact on public health.
Evidence-based nursing, midwifery and healthcare grounded in research and scholarship. Practitioners include nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives.
Coordination of nursing services by various nursing care personnel under the leadership of a professional nurse. The team may consist of a professional nurse, nurses' aides, and the practical nurse.