Within a group practice model, ED nurse practitioners improved their productivity by 38%. Flexible scheduling, decentralized decision making, and restructured compensation increased job satisfaction. Plans are under way to compare cost-effectiveness and patient care outcomes for nurse practitioners with the same parameters for physicians who deliver care to patients with nonacute conditions in the same emergency setting.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Emergency Nursing|
|State||Published - Sep 1 1984|
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