Acuity systems dialogue and patient classification system essentials.

  title={Acuity systems dialogue and patient classification system essentials.},
  author={Kelle Harper and Crystal McCully},
  journal={Nursing administration quarterly},
  volume={31 4},
Obtaining resources for quality patient care is a major responsibility of nurse leaders and requires accurate information in the political world of budgeting. Patient classification systems (PCS) assist nurse managers in controlling cost and improving patient care while appropriately using financial resources. This paper communicates acuity systems development, background, flaws, and components while discussing a few tools currently available. It also disseminates the development of a new… CONTINUE READING


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