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In 1999, GM required 45.6 hours to build a vehicle while Toyota completed the task in 30.4 hours with equal or better quality. Today, the American auto industry requires a domestic bailout. Did management fail the test? Will hospitals follow? Not if they do a good job of measuring and maximizing their productivity. Hospital productivity is evaluated by measuring performance and making comparisons with other organizations. But it is common for clinical and financial professionals to draw different conclusions when comparing performance. To illustrate, consider the following scenario that highlights these different perspectives. A ...
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NHS job vacancy increase caused by poor HR workforce planning
Poor workforce planning by NHS HR functions has led to a rise in medical staff vacancies, unions and experts have claimed. Figures released by the NHS Information Centre revealed vacancy rates for doctors and dentists increased by 1.6% to 5.2% between March 2008 and March this year, while nursing vacancies rose from 2.5% in 2008 to 3.1%. Medical employer groups and unions told Personnel Today workforce planning in the health service had been too "short-term" focused, causing gaps in staffing provision. Sian Thomas, director of NHS Employers, admitted some trusts had "got it wrong" with their workforce ... market research, surveys and trends
Epiphenom: Psychologists are the least religious of American ...
Fifty percent of professors of psychology at US universities and colleges do not believe in any god, and another 11% are agnostic. That makes them the least religious of a pretty heathen bunch. The data come from Politics of the American Professoriate study, a survey carried out in the spring of 2006 and published yesterday in the journal Sociology of Religion . The researchers, Neil Gross of the University of British Columbia and Solon Simmons of George Mason University, surveyed nearly 1500 full-time college and university professors teaching in U.S. institutions. The results are reminiscent of a 2007 survey which found that ... market research, surveys and trends


StuderGroup - Do Your Nurses Speak Finance?
To ensure that financial and clinical leaders have the same perspective on the direction their organization is taking, hospitals should: Build a platform of common understanding Connect to the "why" Be transparent Give clinical leaders the tools they need Create true collaboration Years ago, I read an article that compared being a healthcare leader with driving a nitroglycerin truck. Today, we are driving more than a truck. We are leading a convoy, with heavier loads, steeper roads, and more blind spots. The surface is loaded with bumps, too. Some are the direct result of the operating environment, but others are ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Ice Breakers
The relationship between nursing and finance executives is often frosty. Promoting a thaw is in everybody’s best interest. You might call it The Great Divide: on one side, the nursing staff; on the other, the finance department. And in the middle is the CEO, hoping that some day the two camps will finally link arms and make nice for the overall good of the hospital. Well, maybe the hand-wringing can finally stop. New market realities, such as pay for performance and increased attention to patient safety, are forcing nurses and financial leaders to work together as never before, with significant benefits to staff morale, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Entravision Plans Debt Amid Boosted Offerings: New Issue Alert
July 20 (Bloomberg) -- Entravision Communications Corp., a media company that targets Spanish-speaking customers, plans to sell debt as companies increase the size of their bond offerings to meet demand from investors. Entravision Communications is marketing $385 million of senior notes due in 2017, the Santa Monica, California-based company said in a statement distributed by PR Newswire. Proceeds will be used to repay debt and for general corporate purposes, according to the statement. At least 11 companies have increased the size of debt offerings since June 30, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, boosting sales by an ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Clinton Announces Massive Aid for Pakistan
Washington - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a series of U.S. commitments to projects in Pakistan aimed at improving agricultural development, electric power generation, dams, new hospital construction, and programs to help empower women. Clinton told reporters following the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue that the projects reaffirm the United States' long-term commitment to improve security, protect the Pakistani people, help drive economic development, and strengthen Pakistani democratic institutions. The assistance also is designed to help end a legacy of mistrust, she added. Many of the new ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Oakland University School of Nursing
NRS 516 Health Policy, Finance, and Nursing Management (4). Outcomes, reimbursement, consumer expectations and quality standards and their impact on ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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