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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-06-29
  • Title
    The Ontario Nursing Workload Demonstration Priojects: Rethinking how we measure, cost and plan the work of nurses
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Longwoods
  • Year
    2010
  • Author
    Ferguson-Par? M & Bandurchin A
  • Description
    "In 2008 the Nursing Secretariat of Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care formed a Nursing Workload Steering Committee to oversee the implementation of three demonstration projects with the objectives: to assess the feasibility of Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care (HOBIC) data as a measure of nursing workload, determine the indicators that best support nurse leaders to measure nursing work and make informed staffing decisions, and develop a model that predicts acute care nursing costs." (excerpt from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    workload, measurement, planning, costing, staffing, indicators, modelling, Canada
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