Wgu Case Study Essay

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XANADU CASE GROUP-4 VIPUL CHATURVEDI 2013060 ARUN SARTHY 2013011 RISHABH SHRIVASTAVA 2013037 JEEVANDEEP SINGH 2013020 AKSHAY BHANDARI 2013002 DISHA PANDEY 2013015 Q.1: DEVELOP A FORECAST OF THE NUMBER OF NURSES THE HOSPITAL NEEDS OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS. NUMBER OF OVERNIGHT PATIENTS/ MONTH NUMBER OF NURSES PATIENTS PER NURSE Three years ago 1700 590 2.9 Two years ago 1800 600 3 Last year Next year’s forecast 1900 2000 610 2000/3.2 = 625 3.1 3.2 (forecast) Year after next 2100 2100/3.3 = 637 3.3 (forecast) We Assume that this year the number of overnight patients is 1950. Patients per Nurse is assumed to be 3.15 Hence number of nurses required is 620. Hiring and joining of nurses will…show more content…
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

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