Frontiers of Health Services Management

The quarterly magazine of the American College of Healthcare Executives, featuring analysis of trends impacting the healthcare industry.

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 2, Winter

Editorial
CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING data published during the last year: * The nurse vacancy rate in Florida climbed to 15.6 percent last year from 11.3 percent in 2000 (Tieman 2002). * Nationally, the nurse vacancy rate as of fall 2001 was 13 percent (Tieman 2002....
New Models of Nursing Care / Reply
IN THIS ISSUE of Frontiers of Health Services Management, Janet Quinn adds her voice to the growing chorus calling attention to the crisis facing nursing in the United States, and indeed the world, and offers potential solutions to assist in addressing...
Revisioning the Nursing Shortage: A Call to Caring for Healing the Healthcare System
FRONTIERS SUMMARY * THE NURSE SHORTAGE is one of the most serious threats to quality care facing the healthcare system. This article examines the situation through multiple lenses and suggests that an ecological model of resource conservation and the...
The Commentaries: A Summary
THIS ISSUE OF Frontiers is devoted to exploring possible solutions to the nursing shortage, which affects virtually every healthcare organization in the nation today. To bring additional perspective to this question, we have asked three well-known and...
The Nursing Shortage: Insights and Perceptions
THE "NURSING SHORTAGE " is one of the most widely published and read topics in professional and trade journals and publications. In fact, entire books are written on the topic. It is the subject of innumerable workshops and seminars; it is talked about...
Why Nurses Stay
EACH AND EVERY day, nurses do extraordinary things that affect the lives of others-nursing is the true "make a difference" profession. Janet Quinn's perspective on nurses as everyday heroes is one that hospitals and health systems should embrace. While...
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