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available staffed bed

An NHS hospital bed which is designated for inpatient or day case care. It may be an allocated bed from the specialty bed complement, a borrowed bed from another specialty/significant facility, or a temporary bed.
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hospitals in a 2012 GE study (Christopher Mullins and Ruslan Horblyuk, "Out of Control," HFMA, July 2012), the number of clinical devices per staffed bed grew on average from eight to 13-or a 62 percent increase.
hospitals are water hogs, using an average of 570 gallons of water per staffed bed, per day.
Churn can be measured in administrative data systems as the inverse of LOS; or as number of patients per staffed bed over whatever time period is of interest, or as "total treated" or "contact census." When churn is measured, especially at the nursing-ward level, nurse managers have a metric to use in managing their businesses.
Medical-liability expenses have doubled for nearly half of the hospitals in crisis states, costing as much as $11,435 per staffed bed in crisis states, compared with $4,228 per staffed bed in reform states.
To deliver patient care to an increasingly growing and ageing population NHS Wales must invest in additional staffed beds."
The facility contains 747 staffed beds and serves more than 37,500 inpatients annually.
For example, hospitals can now identify opportunities to reduce expenses by adding lower-cost beds to reduce boarding in higher-cost care centers such as PACU and ED and accurately predict the optimal number of staffed beds for each shift based on the appropriate clinical policy.
The law required the baseline capacity of the VA SCI system of care to be measured by the number of staffed beds and the number of full-time equivalent employees assigned to provide care.
Hume said: "At a time when people are living longer lives and for longer in periods of ill-health, the Scottish Government continues to slash the number of staffed beds for older people.
with 944,000 staffed beds and 37 million annual patient admissions--all requiring patient identification wristbands.