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Which Aspects of Professional Commitment Can Effectively Retain Nurses in the Nursing Profession?
The findings of this study indicate the importance of continuance intention in retaining nurses and nursing managers who face staff retention issues may consider making efforts to improve nurse salary and employer-sponsored benefits.
Scope and scale inefficiencies in physician practices.
This paper looks at the efficiency of physician practices, focusing on scopes of service by comparing single specialty groups and multispecialty groups, and finds that larger practices are able to capture efficiencies of scope, but incur inefficiencies of scale.
Pharmacy Students' Perceptions of Their Preparedness to Provide Pharmaceutical Care
Perceived pharmaceutical care skills grew as students progressed through the curriculum, and changes in coursework were reflected in the competencies, and perceptions of competencies increased in a manner consistent with actual program outcomes.
Do Reading Skills Courses Help Underprepared Readers Achieve Academic Success in College?
Student enrollment in colleges and universities has increased markedly during the last three decades. Between Fall 1970 and Fall 2000, enrollment in all degree-granting institutions rose from 8.5
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension in the USA: the role of obesity in establishing prevalence and healthcare costs
This study documents for the first time the extraordinary costs to take care of patients with a chronic, non‐fatal, relatively rare disorder who have been incorrectly thought to have an insignificant
Interrelationships among Capital Structure, Dividends, and Ownership: Evidence from South Korea
This paper examines the interrelationships among debt policy, dividend policy, and ownership structure using a simultaneous equation framework. Our approach allows us to test both the convergence of
Cost Shifting Revisited: The Case of Service Intensity
Using a panel of California hospitals, it is found that nonprofit hospitals do cost shift, while profit-maximizing hospitals do not, and both firms respond to lower prospective payment by decreasing service intensity, thus supporting the theoretical conclusion that lower service intensity can be used as an alternative to cost shifting.
The impact of burnout on self‐efficacy, outcome expectations, career interest and nurse turnover
Policy makers should evaluate whether the healthcare system can instil expectations for satisfaction, power and adequate compensation in the profession and thus retain nurses to mitigate the impact of burnout on nurse turnover.
Comparison of Pharmacy Students’ Perceived and Actual Knowledge Using the Pharmacy Curricular Outcomes Assessment
A lack of correlation exists between what students perceive they know and what they actually know in the areas of pharmaceutical science; social, behavioral, and administrative science; and clinical science, and additional standardized measures are needed to assess curricular effectiveness and provide comparisons among pharmacy programs.