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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2007-03-08
  • Title
    Better Data, Better Decisions: A Profile of the Nursing Workforce
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Nursing Health Services Research Unit; Hamilton Health Sciences
  • Year
    2006
  • Author
    Baumann A, Keatings M, Holmes G, Oreschina E and Fortier V
  • Description
    [Excerpt from authors]Human resource data routinely collected by hospitals can be utilized in workforce planning, and for comparisons to provincial/territorial and national work forces. Of the various workforces in hospitals, nursing has the largest number of employees. The development and maintenance of hospital databases help planners monitor their workforces by better understanding their characteristics and dynamics.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy; health human resources information and data collection systems
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