Scheduling

Why it really is the most wonderful time of the year

Why it really is the most wonderful time of the year

It's back to school time. For most of the world, figuring out childcare just got easier. But it isn't so easy when you have to be at work before school starts, or after it ends AND you're making the money a nursing assistant makes. Here's a possible solution.

Bill could gut scheduling

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A Congressional proposal to provide low-wage hourly employees with more stability and workplace protections could hit nursing homes.

AAADD — Ack! Why you should arrange to be interrupted

AAADD — Ack! Why you should arrange to be interrupted

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OK can I just sound off a bit? I hate being interrupted multiple times throughout the day when it is just not necessary. I mean, I am at an age where I am seriously affected with AAAD (Age Associated Attention Deficit Disorder). It's hard enough to concentrate some days as it is, without constant interruptions that could have waited.

I couldn't live without ... Kronos workforce management solutions

I couldn't live without ... Kronos workforce management solutions

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In overseeing payroll for employees at several dozen facilities, Lynne Kennedy had her hands full as Midwest Health's accounting and payroll manager.

OnShift reaps $7M in financing

OnShift has closed $7 million in Series C financing, the company announced Tuesday.

Tutera Senior Living & Health Care chooses Kronos

Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, part of the Tutera Group, has chosen to expand workforce management solutions by adding applications from the Kronos Cloud.

Prestige Healthcare Management choose OnShift

Prestige Healthcare Management has chosen OnShift for all of its facilities.

Optimize outcomes in the ACO era

Optimize outcomes in the ACO era

Providers can learn the best practices to jump into an accountable care organization in "Ensuring Your Place in an Accountable Care Network. This webinar will be at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, Aug. 8.

OnShift teams with Silverchair Learning Systems

Web-based scheduling firm OnShift recently announced an online learning partnership with Silverchair Learning Systems. Under the deal, joint clients will gain access to OnShift's staff scheduling and employee training content through the Silverchair platform.

OnShift unveils acuity-based staffing software

OnShift unveils acuity-based staffing software

Staff Exact identifies staffing requirements by position and location, to the hour. The result is better resident care and labor cost management, according to the firm.

Staffing Best Practices: A Successful Executive's Perspective

Staffing Best Practices: A Successful Executive's Perspective

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How can long-term care operators provide consistent, quality care under today's cost pressures? Attendees at this special McKnight's webcast will learn one big reason when Holland Management CEO Janet Harris reveals some secrets to success. This no-cost webinar will focus on managing staffing levels to drive efficiencies and maintain appropriate staffing at all times. The event took place at 1 p.m. (Eastern) March 6 and will be archived at the McKnight's website for 90 days thereafter.

OnShift recognizes top schedulers

OnShift announced five winners of its first annual Scheduler of the Year Awards. The recipients exemplify "commitment, flexibility, and focus in leading the employee scheduling efforts in long-term care and senior living organizations," according to the firm. This year's winners are: Connie Carlson, The Assisi Health Care Center at Clare Oaks, Life Care Services LLC; Gina Fenske, The Terraces of Phoenix, American Baptist Homes of the West; Lila Howell, Mason Christian Village, Christian Homes Inc.; Maria Martinez, Lexington of Chicago Ridge, Lexington Health Network; and Tabitha Ramos, Country Club Retirement Campus at Ashtabula, Holland Management Inc."Schedulers play such an important role in healthcare, balancing the needs of residents, the organization, budgets, and employees on a day-to-day basis," stated Gene Groys, OnShift's executive vice president and founder.

Here's how you can effectively schedule rehab

Here's how you can effectively schedule rehab

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When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services implemented its latest rounds of new and stricter regulations, the groan was heard throughout nursing homes across the country. But, I have good news: It is possible to keep an efficient schedule and here's how ...

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