Rethink Nursing Workflows to Relieve Burnout

In addition to the reduction in healthcare services, nurse staffing issues directly affect patient care. A recent survey by the Michigan Nurses Association found that 42% of respondents knew of a patient’s death being caused by nurse understaffing, nearly double the percentage (22%) from seven years ago.

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ABQAURP News September 2023

There is still time to register! Join your colleagues on October 19-20, 2023, at ABQAURP’s Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

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How a Remote Nurse-First Triage Model Reduces Benefits Spend for Employers

For two large employers, one type of nurse advice line—a nurse-first remote triage model—reduces unnecessary emergency department and urgent care visits. It’s an approach that lowers healthcare costs for both employees and employers and helps minimize readmissions by offering patients clinical support when they need it, including after hours.

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Using Technology and Efficiency to Lessen Burnout

A report from Behavioral Health Tech finds that roughly 75% of healthcare workers may leave the industry by 2025. Professionals report that they spend twice as much time doing manual, EHR-related tasks as they spend with their patients.

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Improving Access to Primary Care Through Innovation

Burnout and staffing shortages continue to hit healthcare organizations hard even three years after the start of COVID-19. In a new report from the Larry A. Green Center and Primary Care Collaborative, 80% of respondents felt that the current workforce was too small to serve their patients’ needs.

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