"Optimizing Staffing" Please respond to the following:
· Assume that you are a health care administrator in a hospital, and you are responsible for staffing levels. Suggest an approach to staffing for 24/7 coverage that optimizes patient care and minimizes cost. Provide support for your rationale.
· Determine one (1) key factor that contributes to the non-productive time of hospital staff. Suggest one (1) way for administrators to control this factor in order to yield more productive time. Provide an example to support your rationale.