Accession Number:

ADA222164

Title:

A Comparison of Two Patient Classification Systems in Determining Nursing Care Hour Requirements

Descriptive Note:

Graduate research project. Jul 1984-Jul 1985

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

100.0

Abstract:

This study was conducted to determine if a difference between nursing care hour requirements based on the current patient classification system and nursing care hour requirements using the Workload Management System WMS existed. The two systems were compared. The two management systems were not equal in their predictions of nursing hour requirements. The WMS consistently predicted higher requirements. The author compared the advantages and disadvantages of the two systems in implementation. Keywords Resource management.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE