COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning

Jan 7, 2021
A protocol reduced episodes of self-harm among at-risk patients in one large, urban emergency department (ED) by more than half, according to a study in this month’s Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.
Dec 10, 2020
Doing the most possible with limited resources is the subject of a recent webinar available on-demand from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
Dec 3, 2020
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched its Acute Hospital Care at Home program in November to increase the capacity of the health care system during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 3, 2020
Asking asymptomatic COVID-exposed staff to work and using 36-hour shifts are among the strategies hospitals have employed to cope with severe nurse staffing shortages during the current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 3, 2020
Adequate staffing, sufficient protective equipment, more emotional support and a request administrators spend time shadowing nurses are among the local solutions proposed by nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.