Preparing Your Group to Adopt New Technology

Posted by Shift Admin on January 8, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to adopt Shift Admin into your scheduling and department management processes. As your group’s administrator, you’ll now be able to enjoy the efficiency, reliability, and customization capabilities that our software has to offer. However, proper preparations for and implementation of new technology is just as crucial to your organization’s ability to perform as the software itself.

Can Efficient Scheduling Reduce Healthcare Costs?

Posted by Shift Admin on December 25, 2018 at 6:03 AM

Health care executives today are focusing on building a patient-centered health care system beneficial for both their patients and their bottom lines. It’s no secret technology has revolutionized healthcare in every area of practice.

Mental Health Check: Working Nights During the Holidays

Posted by Shift Admin on December 18, 2018 at 6:03 AM

The holidays are overwhelming. Medical providers see an uptick in patients suffering from anxiety and depression during the winter months. There are plenty of stressors, including family and financial issues, that trigger acute and chronic mental illnesses during the holidays.

How Your Sleep Schedule is Affecting Your Job Performance

Posted by Shift Admin on December 11, 2018 at 6:03 AM

The studies are clear. Working adults across all industries aren’t getting enough sleep. More than 36 percent of all workers are sleeping less than 7 hours a night, according to the CDC.

Should You Schedule Breaks For Your Providers?

Posted by Shift Admin on December 4, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Take a step back and think of your group’s rhythms. Trying to accommodate schedule requests, follow a circadian pattern with shifts, give appropriate post-night time off, while meeting many other scheduling needs,  and all after surviving a long night in a chaotic department by relying on a paper or an outdated scheduling software. It sounds like a headache, doesn’t it?

Creating the Best Schedule for Nurses

Posted by Shift Admin on November 27, 2018 at 7:01 AM

Nurses are sometimes the unsung heroes in the medical field. They’re sitting at bedsides, cleaning up patient (and physician) messes, rocking NICU babies, and providing compassionate end-of-life care for hospice patients. This physically and emotionally demanding job can take a toll on nurses, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.2 million vacancies will emerge for registered nurses between 2014 and 2022.