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Can Cyber Nurse alleviate the nursing skills crisis?
( 05 December 2007 )
The nursing skills shortage makes headlines in the SA media almost weekly, and it's too much to expect a web site to solve the country's nursing crisis.
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Can technology nurse hospitals through change?
( 05 December 2007 )
An national on-line booking system for nurses makes sense for hospitals.
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Finding nurses is a costly exercise.
( 05 December 2007 )
A hospital can spend R1.5m or more every month on agency fees for nurses. So says Ken Ford, founder of SA's first public and private Internet-based nursing agency. For hospitals, finding nurses on demand for specific shifts has become increasingly costly and difficult. There's the cost of trained managerial hospital staff, who often spend hours on the phone to identify an available nurse through their own contact sources. That's because nurses who are working aren't available to answer their cellphones because they're busy taking care of patients. Off-shift nurses are often sleeping, and so aren't answering their phones.
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