Healthcare Forum 2019
April 25 @ 8:00 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm MDT
As part of this year’s Kronos Healthcare Forum, Workforce Insight healthcare workforce management expert and thought leader Shelley Simkins, Principal of Healthcare Solutions, will be leading a workshop centered on:
The Transformation of Acuity-Driven Staffing Models & Impact on Operating Budget
As nursing acuity has shifted over the past decade, a new way of approaching staffing models has emerged to improve staff alignment and the patient experience, while preparing the organization for more sustainable cost control. This session explores the evolution of nursing acuity and how innovation is promoting advanced approaches to acuity-based care, impacting quality and financial outcomes.
Explore the shift driven by electronic medical records and the availability of more consistent and objective acuity data
Examine how acuity-based nursing models are changing the traditional approach to medicine and cost control
Review organizations who have made the shift from using volume-based staffing grids to leveraging historical acuity data to impact clinical and financial outcomes