SEARCHING FOR LOST TIME

See where your time goes on the medical-surgical floor.

ONE SHIFT, MANY DEMANDS

You juggle numerous competing priorities. In every shift, you can2:

  • Receive up to 1,000 alarms
  • Spend 56 percent of your time charting, coordinating staff, or searching for supplies and equipment

Frequent interruptions not only waste time, they can also heighten workplace stress and affect quality of care.2

ADDRESS STRESS, HELP IMPROVE CARE

Clinician satisfaction and stress can affect patient satisfaction and safety. For every 10 percent of nurses reporting job dissatisfaction at their hospital, the proportion of patients who would recommend the hospital to friends or family decreased by 2 percent.([FOOTNOTE=McHugh MD, Kutney-Lee A, Cimiotti JP. Nurses’ widespread job dissatisfaction, burnout, and frustration with health benefits signal problems for patient care. Health Aff. 2011;30(2):202–210. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2010.0100.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

HELP IMPROVE WORKFLOWS, BOOST SAFETY

Smarter workflows and technologies can help reduce interruptions and workplace stress.