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Enage Nurses; Increase Nurse Retention and HCAHPS Scores

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, July 1st, 2010

How do hospitals cope in financially constricted times? Old remedies of staff reductions and budget cuts are only short-term solutions that may lead to poorer patient outcomes and quality of care. New research has found that they key to long-term success is to create and maintain emotional connections with employees who are working harder with less.

Strong relationships are crucial to retention. Emotionally engaged employees are nearly twice as likely to stay and increase HCAHPS scores. (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems).

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