Becker’s Hospital Review: Rethinking Labor Management for Medical Groups
May 14, 2015 – At the Becker’s Hospital Review 6th Annual Meeting in Chicago on May 8, Jackie Larson and Sherri Luchs (Penn State Hershey Medical Group), discussed how the transition from a traditional fixed staffing model to a variable staffing model, along with the adoption of technology and operational best practices, can improve quality and reduce costs.
This article from Emily Rappleye, at Becker’s Hospital Review, touches on the uniqueness of the project currently under way at Penn State Hershey Medical Group, laying out some of the challenges and successes to date, including increased fill rate and a reduction in hours worked per patient visit.
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