McKnight's Podcast

Working Smarter, Not Longer: Overcoming Staff Vacancies by Improving Operational Efficiency – Fresh Perspectives on the Field’s Biggest Challenge, presented by PharMerica

Episode Notes

Staffing shortages and high turnover rates are constant challenges across the sector. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has only made things worse. Nursing facilities have lost nearly a quarter million employees during the current pandemic.


Given the direct correlation between staffing levels and adverse outcomes -- including increased mortality, hospitalizations, and ED visits -- how can facilities improve the safety and quality of care when workers can’t be had?


Back by popular demand, we’ll discuss ways nursing homes can maximize staff efficiency by putting first things first. Among the issues our provider panel will address:




You will walk away with proven methods to enhance operational efficiencies while improving outcomes.