Facing system-wide staff shortages with limited ability to recruit and hire additional registered nurses, this community-based hospital system needed to rethink how they could provide clinical coverage across a ten facility healthcare system located just outside of Boston.
Recognizing the need to creatively address their staff shortages and scheduling challenges, this client turned to us to implement and manage a system-wide perdiem float pool to maintain core staffing levels across all hospitals in their system.
Through a combination of float pool management and vendor consolidation, our solution provides our client with a flexible, cost-efficient solution that includes:
Launched in March of 2014, the program has dramatically improved overall RN staff coverage and patient support across the entire healthcare system. In the first four months, the program has resulted in:
Supplemental Health Care works with healthcare organizations large and small, helping them reduce their cost of care, improve their staffing coverage, ensure employee compliance and increase their ability to manage agency activity and decrease spend.