Whether it was an overnight switch to remote work for your IT team, figuring out telehealth services, or building new EHR infrastructure, chances are you had to make changes to your staffing strategy on-the-fly.

With COVID-19 numbers still spiking in some parts of the country—along with worsening labor shortages— 2022 may have your organization revisiting last year’s volumes and contingencies—(or potentially worse.) Now more than ever, it’s crucial to make sure you’re properly leveraging lessons learned over the past months to help you manage the chaos.

S&P has gathered staffing tips from the 2020/21 pandemic that can help everyone.

Our team of clinicians, IT consultants and RevCycle professionals came into the COVID-19 pandemic armed with insights gained from decades of experience working with real-world clients. Then, over the course of 18 battering months, we worked alongside our clients to respond to unprecedented staffing demands and shifts with new strategies.

Here are five suggestions we've written more about in a whitepaper you can download called 5 Moves to Support Quality Care in "Short-staffed" Situations. Read the full report to see more detail around these suggestions:

  1. Improve "first-touch" accuracy and reduce risky errors
  2. Help clinicians spend less time in the chart
  3. Get your providers on-board across every specialty and practice
  4. Capture every charge
  5. Reduce time and opportunity losses

If you'd like to understand more about HOW to mobilize this solid, evidence-based advice, contact us today, or download the whitepaper.See for yourself why KLAS recently called S&P "the market leader in Cerner implementation consulting." Call 781-428-3497 or Contact us online to learn more about how we can help you today. And good luck to all of our colleagues in preparing for the busy months ahead.