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Value-based healthcare models require a better-educated, patient-centered workforce
Modern Healthcare

The drive to attain value-based care is reshaping hospital staffing at every level, from hiring to education to teamwork.Clinicians are needed to help manage patients’ care, and collect and interpret data, while in general they work to become more efficient.And experts say value-based care and its emphasis on patient satisfaction have fueled skyrocketing demand for health professionals such as registered nurses and advanced practice nurses.

The drive to attain value-based care is reshaping hospital staffing at every level, from hiring to education to teamwork.Clinicians are needed to help manage patients’ care, and collect and interpret data, while in general they work to become more efficient.And experts say value-based care and its emphasis on patient satisfaction have fueled skyrocketing demand for health professionals such as registered nurses and advanced practice nurses. “Most patient complaints involving hospital stays involve time in the hospital after surgery, such as being able to access a nurse when needed,” said Mark Heymann, CEO of UniFocus, a workforce performance firm.

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