The cost of nurse-sensitive adverse events.

@article{Pappas2008TheCO,
  title={The cost of nurse-sensitive adverse events.},
  author={Sharon Holcombe Pappas},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={230-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to describe the methodology for nursing leaders to determine the cost of adverse events and effective levels of nurse staffing. BACKGROUND The growing transparency of quality and cost outcomes motivates healthcare leaders to optimize the effectiveness of nurse staffing. Most hospitals have robust cost accounting systems that provide actual patient-level direct costs. These systems allow an analysis of the cost consumed by patients during a hospital stay. By… CONTINUE READING
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