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  • Date
    2009-01-20
  • Title
    The economic value of professional nursing
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Medical Care
  • Year
    2009
  • Author
    Dall, T. M., Chen, Y. J., Seifert, R.F., Maddox, P. J. P. & Hogan, P. F.
  • Description
    "Improved understanding of the economic value of registered nurse services can help inform staffing decisions and policies... ...(This paper) synthesize findings from the literature on the relationship between registered nurse staffing levels and nursing-sensitive patient outcomes in acute care hospitals. Using hospital discharge data to estimate incidence and cost of these patient outcomes together with productivity measures, we estimate the economic implications of changes in registered nurse staffing levels" (adapted from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management
  • Keywords
    staffing, value, cost, planning
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