Conaster, D. (2011). “Improve Productivity, Labor Practices.” Executive Insight. Retrieved from http://healthcare-executive-insight.advanceweb.com/Columns/Dollars-and-Sense/Improve-Productivity-Labor-Practices.aspx.
This weekly column presents recommendations for streamlining processes in order to improve productivity in a hospital setting. It focuses specifically on employing lean processes in the deliverance of quality healthcare services:
“One way to improve hospital productivity and labor practices in hospitals is to assess your facility’s nursing unit report process. Three factors than can impact the report productivity process include:
- Streamlined approach;
- Continuity of patient care;
- Effective nurse to nurse communication.”