Time Line Numbers of Nurses Needed Total Attrition Retired Quit Discharged Hired Three Years Ago 590 45 20 20 5 NA Two Years Ago One Year Ago Current Year Next Year Year After Next 600 610 620 625 637 50 55 60 65 70 20 20 20 20 20 25 30 35 40 45 5 5 5 5 5 55 60 65 65 77 Total Nurses to be recruited in the next two years: 65+77 = 142 Q.4: WHAT ASSUMPTIONS ARE YOU MAKING IMPLICITLY IN THIS EXERCISE – I.E. FIGURE OUT CHANGES IN THE HOSPITAL AND IN THE OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENT THAT MAY MAKE YOUR FORECAST INCORRECT? • WE ASSUME THAT IN CURRENT YEAR THE NUMBER OF OVERNIGHT PATIENTS IS 1950 • WE ASSUME THAT THIS YEAR THE PATIENTS PER NURSE WILL BE 3.15 • HIRING AND RECRUITMENT OF NURSES IS DONE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR AND THE TREND WILL CONTINUE FOR NEXT YEARS AS WELL • NURSES QUIT, RETIRE OR DISCHARGE AT THE END OF THE YEAR • THE NUMBER OF PATIENTS PROJECTED WOULD BE SAME • NO OTHER HOSPITAL IN VICINITY FOR NEXT YEARS • THE NURSES WOULD BE AVAILABLE FOR HIRING • ATTRITION RATE REMAINS AS PREDICTED • THE PROJECTED VALUES ARE BASED ON THE FIGURES PROVIDED AND CHANGE IN ACTUAL MAY LEAD TO CHANGE OF
In 1996 the United States Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as Hipaa. The act had two goals which were split into the acts two titles. The first was to protect the health insurance coverage of workers and their dependents when they left or changed jobs. The second was to establish national standards for electronic transmission of health care information with the goal of ensuring patient privacy. Hipaa’s origins can be traced to 1975, when a standard hospital claim form was created by a group of health industry players, such as providers and insurance companies.
Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) recently implemented procedures to meet the Joint Commission standards by improving the hospitals performance in five primary focus areas (PFA). Within the next 13 months, NCH will be to preparing for the anticipated visit from the Joint Commission (JC). In preparation for the accreditation audit this summary will cover the priority focus area of communication. NCH practices and commits to the four core values of safety, community, teamwork and accountability for every patient at the point of admission to discharge. As a priority focus area, communication serves as one of the critical safety values involving our community to work as a supportive team in preventing inadvertent patient harm, and information
In preparation for Nightingale Hospital’s impending Joint Commission review, a mock simulation tracer review was conducted to assess Nightingale Hospital’s level of compliance for providing safe quality care and services to its patients. The purpose of the tracer methodology is to ensure consistent and uniform care is provided throughout the continuum of care from admission to discharge. A1. Evaluation The case reviewed was a 67 year old female, status post-surgical laparoscopic hysterectomy that resulted in an open procedure five weeks prior to her re-admittance to Nightingale Hospital seven days ago. She presented with fever and post-surgical site drainage.
UON Case Report Class 5156 Session 3 Duke Groebe LFMBA Executive Summary A preliminary analysis of the results of the UON Survey is presented. The information from the survey is intended to assist the UON directors in their decision in designing a new website to provide stoma healthcare management and support to people living with stomas. The analysis is presented in three sections. The following summaries have been provided for each section. Summary Demographic Profile - UON Survey The mean age is 62.7 years with males averaging 64.7 years and females averaging 61 years.
Ellen Zane – Leading Change at Tufts/NEMC Felicia Martin Danita Hunter, Professor HSA 599: Health Services Administration July 29, 2012 Abstract This paper describes the health care environment in Massachusetts. It also describes what was happening within Tufts/NEMC in the 1990’s and what was wrong with Tufts/NEMC by 2002 and 2003. Finally it describes four actions Zane took in her first six months. Great leaders exist in many organizations and they exhibit unique leadership styles that enable them to be effective within their respective organization. Ellen Zane – Leading Change at Tufts/NEMC Introduction Massachusetts is known for health care,
is a subsidiary of Allied Community Services Six Craftsman Road East Windsor, CT 06088 which is the “parent corporation” of the corporate structure which it referred as Allied Group. Allied Group corporate structure became effective July 1st, 1999 and fosters the development of programs and services on behalf of persons with mental retardation, handicaps and other disabilities. Allied Rehabilitation Centers appears to be meeting and exceeding their goal of assist and promotes the general welfare of persons with mental retardation, handicaps and other disabilities. This agency provides programs and services for over 300 consumers with developmental disabilities from 16 towns in north central Connecticut. Allied Rehab Center’s various programs are Day and Residential Services, Employment Training & Transitional Services, Waiver Services, Sports Training & Recreation, Transportation Services and Self-Advocacy.
Background History Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) is a community-based organization nonprofit company rapidly evolved throughout the years. Sheila Boltz founded of TPCP in 1976 created a nonprofit residential program called “Midtown Manor” serving 43 people with psychiatric disabilities with 2.5 staff in Sacramento County (www.tpcp.org, 2012). TPCP lead the way in hiring persons in recovery from mental
A medical journal entry by Merrifield, Battle and Powe, explains the results of a study done at Gwinnett Medical Center emergency department (ED) in 2001. It was estimated that patients could average 6 to 12 hours lying on back boards while waiting for physician and radiological clearance at this facility. The ED/ICU staff wanted to see if it was possible to assess a patient immediately upon arrival to the ED by an RN to determine if a patient was able to be taken off of the LSB. Their goal was to maintain C-spine alignment and spinal immobilization on the hospital bed, and off of the LSB. This was an attempt to minimize those additional injuries.
Health care marketing analysis Scottish Rite children's hospital Tammy Paramore HCS/539 August 19, 2013 Andrea Linder Health care marketing analysis Scottish Rite children's hospital In 1998, Egleston Children's health care, Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital, and Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center came together to form Children's Health Care of Atlanta, one of the largest health care systems in the country. The new health care system has a singular priority: Family centered care for sick and disabled children. According to Our History (2013) Scottish Rite Children's Medical Center (SRCMC) opened its doors in 1913 as Scottish Rite Convalescent