- 22% believe high workloads cause admissions and discharges to be delayed until the next shift.
- 25% believe high workloads demand too much time making it hard to fully discuss treatment options or answer questions from patients and their families.
- 22% believe they order more unnecessary tests and procedures because they do not have enough time to complete an adequate assessment of the patient.
- 19% believe high workloads actually worsen patient satisfaction.
With hospital reimbursement increasingly being tied to patient satisfaction and quality outcomes, it is more important than ever to ensure your staff’s workloads are manageable. Organizations that use locum tenens physicians and NPs to supplement their existing staff can accomplish that.