How Hospitals Have Redeployed FTE Staff Amid COVID-19

#1: Redeploying FTE Staff The redeployment of full-time staff based on the demands of the hospital has been an effective strategy throughout the COVID-19 health crisis. During the first wave, select specialty areas experienced severely decreased volume.  Elective surgeries were completely suspended in an effort to reduce overnight hospital stays and the potential spread of…

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10 Strategies for Securing and Utilizing Travelers to Help Meet COVID-19 Demand: Part 3

This is part three of a three-part series, which will be posted weekly. You can read part one by clicking here and part two by clicking here. For notifications on new content, make sure you’re following us on LinkedIn.   With health systems currently exploring many viable labor strategies including telehealth, upskilling/cross-training team members, utilizing part-time…

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10 Strategies for Securing and Utilizing Travelers to Help Meet COVID-19 Demand: Part 2

This is part two of a three-part series, which will be posted weekly. You can read part one by clicking here. For notifications on new content, make sure you’re following us on LinkedIn.   With health systems currently exploring many viable labor strategies including telehealth, upskilling/cross-training team members, utilizing part-time or per diem resources, and…

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10 Strategies for Securing and Utilizing Travelers to Help Meet COVID-19 Demand: Part 1

This is part one of a three-part series, which will be posted weekly. For notifications on new content, make sure you’re following us on LinkedIn.   With health systems exploring many viable labor strategies including telehealth, upskilling/cross-training team members, utilizing part-time or per diem resources, moving patients and/or staff around within a system, we felt…

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Nurses on the Frontlines: Dawne A. Southworth, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN – Clinical Director, SimpliFi

  Healthcare systems and political leaders have been sounding the call for medical professionals to offer aid during the COVID-19 health crisis. Even retired nurses and physicians have been asked to provide whatever help they can. Many have responded with selfless valor — knowing full well the kind of risks they face. Clinicians in the…

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