Linking nursing workload and performance indicators in ambulatory care.

@article{Griffin2006LinkingNW,
  title={Linking nursing workload and performance indicators in ambulatory care.},
  author={Karen F. Griffin and Beth Ann Swan},
  journal={Nursing economic\$},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={41-4}
}
More and more ambulatory care organizations are using nursing report cards to monitor and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of nursing care in the ambulatory setting. Nurse staffing levels is usually one of the items included in a nursing report card and the one most scrutinized by ambulatory care administrators. One strategy employed by the nursing leadership at the South Texas Veterans Healthcare System to justify nurse staffing levels is linking administrative staffing monitors with… CONTINUE READING