Health Services Research
Limiting shift length prevents nurse overwork better than banning mandatory overtime, researchers findMay 08, 2014
Restricting mandatory overtime is not the most effective way to keep nurses from being overworked, according to new research. Laws that limit the number of consecutive hours worked were found to be better in keeping patients and nurses safe.
Compared with other quality measures, pressure ulcer prevalence is particularly good at predicting whether a nursing home will readmit residents to the hospital, according to findings published recently in HSR: Health Services Research.
Growth in assisted living occupancy rates could have a negative impact on nursing homes' revenue, new research suggests.