Health systems face significant challenges
Average time for a hospital to hire experienced RNs regardless of specialty1
Projected need for new RNs for expansion and replacement of retirees by 20252
Average nursing vacancy rate in hospitals in 20211
In their own words
Chief Digital Officer Debe Gash from St. Luke’s Kansas City describes how virtual nursing helps bedside nurses be more efficient and focus on taking on more patients.Watch the video
Chief Nursing Executive Theresa Trivette from Valley Health talks about how her organization is leveraging virtual nursing to meet community needs.Watch the video
Virtual Nursing is Flipping the Script on Nurse Retention
As the fastest-growing segment of virtual care and one of the top trends in overall care delivery, virtual nursing is flipping the script on the nurse staffing shortage. Our virtual nursing solution is addressing some of the biggest challenges facing hospitals and health systems today, leading to specific positive impacts, such as:
- Lower nurse attrition and more effective recruiting
- Higher job satisfaction for both virtual and bedside nurses
- Improved coverage across hard-to-staff locations
- And much more
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Virtual Nursing Success Story
Saint Luke’s Health System addresses nursing shortages and transforms
Saint Luke’s Kansas City Health System partnered with Teladoc Health to launch a successful virtual nursing program that addressed nursing shortages and improved patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. By utilizing in-room monitors for telehealth, clinicians provided virtual care while virtual nurses supported bedside nurses with non-hands-on tasks, resulting in improved patient and nurse satisfaction, enhanced care quality, increased efficiency, and a better work environment.
Hospitals are looking for hard ROI in virtual nursing
Health systems across the country are launching telemedicine programs aimed at improving the nurse’s workload and increasing value and sustainability.
Can virtual nursing help ease clinician burnout?
As organizations look for ways to reduce the administrative burden on nurses and improve engagement and satisfaction, virtual nursing is one consideration.
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1Nursing Solutions Inc. 2022. "2022 NSI National Health Care Retention & RN Staffing Report." March 2022.
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