Mandatory Staffing Ratios In Healthcare

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Telehealth can improve quality of life. (2009). Nursing Standard. Retrieved March 19,2009, from Academic Elite database. The journalist argument is that we can save cost in healthcare by using Telehealth monitoring systems. She believes that if you provide patients with education and this suggested monitor, that the admission rates would go down, and patient would be able to same money. The cost is about the same as a one day admission. The monitor would educate the patient and alert them of warning signs if their condition is worsening. This in return will prompt the patient to alert his or her physician. And allow the patients to be treated outside a hospital setting and more physicians would treat from their office or even the patients home. I do believe this technology will same millions of dollars in the Healthcare industry. Another benefit of using the monitor will also make the patients feel more independent and maintain a better quality of life. Rajecki, R. ( 2009), Mandatory staffing ratio: boon or bane? Some believe mandatory ratios help ensure proper care; others say they’re too heavy-handed. RN,72(1),22-25. Retrieved March 19, 2009, from Academic Search Elite database. The author believes that inadequate staffing affects not only the…show more content…
This type of management has minimized healthcare dollars. A case manager has to have good communication and listening skills, not only with the patients and everyone connected with that patient care. Case management is designed to : implement, coordinate and monitor patients needs using resources to promote quality with cost effective outcomes. The journalist goes on to prove that social workers were utilized for this aspect years ago and was successful with doing the job. Some faculties still use social worker along with case mangers. They are good advocates to assist patients with adjusting to change that will help with their

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