The Impact of Staffing and the Organization of Work on Patient Outcomes and Health Care Workers in Health Care Organizations
Abstract:The author reviews the research literature on the relationships among staffing, organization of work, and patient outcomes, and discusses research findings on the relationship between staffing and the health of health care workers.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2001
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