All healthcare providers and organizations are being challenged to improve outcomes, reduce costs and increase patient satisfaction when delivering care. Are you confident that your nursing and allied health staff are performing their clinical responsibilities as efficiently as they should? Tightening the clinical team’s processes is one of the fastest ways to gain efficiencies, reduce costs and move the needle up on quality measures. Optimizing Clinical Team Productivity and Quality provides useful information and tools to help you build efficiencies through appropriate staffing, streamlining patient throughput, utilizing care team members to their highest levels of licensure and much more.
The concisely organized text offers a useful overview for new or experienced practice managers with or without a clinical background. It is a handy desk reference for addressing clinical issues and finding solutions for measuring and realizing efficiency in the office.
Optimizing Clinical Team Quality and Productivity provides guidance to clinical and nonclinical managers on critical issues such as:
- Patient access
- Chronic care management
- Clinical supplies
- Costs and benefits of nonphysician providers
- The nurse-physician relationship
- Nurses as gatekeepers
- Nursing performance problems
- Physician assistants vs. nurse practitioners
- Population health
- Difficult or disruptive physicians
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Right Staff
Chapter 3 Nursing Functions in a Medical Practice
Chapter 4 Staff Accountability
Chapter 5 Clinical Efficiency
Chapter 6 Supervision of Nursing Staff
Chapter 7 The Right Amount of Staff
Chapter 8 Clinical Supply Resources
Chapter 9 Documentation
Chapter 10 Regulations
Chapter 11 Other Management Issues
Chapter 12 Ancillary Services
Chapter 13 Advanced Practice
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