One thing is clear, nurse burnout is not a personal psychological failure. Nurse burnout is a symptom of a system in distress. How can hospitals help to solve this issue, increase retention and ultimately improve patient outcomes?
The pandemic has brought Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms into the spotlight and the largest healthcare improvement companies are weighing in on the subject, offering solutions.
“Next-generation Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms are vital technology solutions for providers to drive operational cohesion and efficiency. These cloud-based, EHR-agnostic systems collect data from across departments - including supply chain, finance and human resources - that can be leveraged broadly to drive meaningful, enterprise-wide performance improvement,” says Bill Marquardt, Vice President of Product Strategy and Planning, Premier Inc. “They allow staff to spot inventory and new items, trigger order options, forecast volume and streamline the entire purchasing process ─ all in real time. The value to organizations includes improved compliance, appropriate utilization, contract optimization and much more.”