If you are like most managers in healthcare, you are constantly trying to balance staffing resources against patient demand. It seems with the flucuations in our economy, patient demand for services tend to flucuate as well. No surprise right. However, how you staff for a flucuating demand and still maintain or improve efficiency while maintaining quality of care?
Crosstraining, Contract employees, and Flexible staff schedules comes to mind. How is your practice dealing with todays patient demand?