tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert - 2017 Issue 4
Management Strategies: Efficient Staffing: Try These Fixes and Be Ready for Patient Volume Changes
Per diem staff can come to your rescue. When you’re looking at efficiently staffing your ambulatory surgery center or outpatient department, leave no stone unturned. The more you know your volume ebb and flow and the capabilities of individuals you’ve hired to fill roles, the more you’ll be able to come up with creative solutions to fill staffing gaps and maintain your profitability. Here are a few best practices, recommended by surgery center regulatory and operations consultant Regina Boore, RN, Principal of Progressive Surgical Solutions, during the “ASC Staffing” session of the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery...
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